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A bill working its way through the state legislature would limit schools' ability to suspend students for defiance, which makes of half of the state's 700,000 annual student suspensions.
LAUSD's decision to ban "willful defiance"suspensions is the latest effort by districts around the nation to curb "zero tolerance" policies and find alternatives to keep disruptive kids in school.
Hip-hop mogul Dr. Dre and music industry entrepreneur Jimmy Iovine have donated a combined $70 million to create a new institute at USC.
Teachers' complaints were drowned out as Pro-Deasy groups and the union that represents cafeteria workers, SEIU 99, jumped into action to support the program.
LA Unified school board unanimously decided to keep Breakfast in the Classroom, the focus of a "power struggle" between supporters, opponents of Supt. Deasy.
Teacher Rafe Esquith celebrates his 30th anniversary this year. But the notoriety of his student Shakespeare program hasn’t spared his school from arts program cuts.
A group of Latino parents sued the Compton Unified School District and its school police department, claiming their civil rights have been violated.
The mediations required by new disciplinary measures take time and are more costly than suspensions – will LAUSD be able to manage financially if the resolution passes?
Pasadena's Art Center College of Design has inserted itself into one of the most pressing issues facing this country: gun violence
Assemblyman Tom Ammiano’s AB 1266 would allow transgender students in public K-12 schools to use bathrooms and participate in team sports that correspond to their gender identity.
A Pasadena elementary school uses art to teach third graders addition, subtraction and long division. An advocacy group wants to expand the program across the state.
More than 3,000 students are expected to attend Los Angeles Unified School District's Take Action talent show on Saturday at Paramount Studios.
As "educational" apps multiply by the day, research is only starting to keep up. One preschool director bans screens in her classrooms, saying they kill creativity.
Cal State Fullerton researcher will share her knowledge about K-12 bilingual students -- and how to engage, welcome and educate them.