| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:58 AM
A Redlands high school teacher who was placed on leave more than 2½ years ago is set to face accusations in court next week that she sexually abused one of her students, even checking the girl out of school so they could be together.
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:55 PM
A committee of the Cal State Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved a $4.6-billion budget plan that includes money to hire faculty and increase student enrollment.
The 2014-2015 proposal seeks an increase of $237.6 million in state funding. Included in...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday praised the L.A. Board of Education and Supt. John Deasy for coming to an agreement for the superintendent to remain on the job, but insisted they smooth over their strained relationship and work together going...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:56 PM
L.A. schools chief John Deasy will continue to lead the nation's second-largest school district until 2016, the district's legal counsel announced Tuesday, ending days of rumors that he would resign.
Deasy, 52, received a satisfactory evaluation from...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:00 AM
PARIS — If you think Wednesday's child is full of woe, as the old nursery rhyme has it, try Wednesday's parents.
Parents like Eric and Isabelle Nizard, who are angry over a sinister social experiment being conducted on their 9-year-old son, Sacha....
| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:04 PM
A Calabasas High School teacher was waiting for a flight at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday when he came face to face with a man toting a gun.
As the gunman took aim, Brian Ludmer turned to run and dived away, but he was struck at least...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Hundreds of parents, teachers and activists rallied Tuesday morning in support of L.A. schools chief John Deasy ahead of his meeting with the Board of Education to discuss his performance and his future with the district.
Last week, just days before the...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:28 PM
The Los Angeles Unified School District has lost a key round in a legal battle to keep the performance ratings of individual teachers confidential.
The 2nd District Court of Appeal declined this week to consider the case after a lower court ordered...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 8:47 PM
On the eve of discussions over his future, Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy can count on broad support from the civic elite, but by his own yardsticks, his performance fell notably short this year.
Deasy set ambitious and specific targets to measure...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:38 PM
The Los Angeles school board made the right move this week, blunting Supt. John Deasy's threat to leave with a contract that keeps him here until 2016.
Deasy's not perfect, but he'd be hard to replace. He's become a hero to civic leaders, who credit his...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown has made it no secret that he wants California colleges to ramp up online education as a way to increase access and reduce costs.
He emphasized the point recently when he named a Cal State Northridge computer science professor to the...