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California makes 2nd attempt to meet federal education law

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A state panel voted to send a new draft plan to the U.S. Department of Education — but with few of the substantive changes the feds seem to have called for.

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Legislators are paying attention to 4-year-olds

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There are about half a million four-year-olds in California and lawmakers are thinking about them. Two bill have been introduced will goals to expand pre-K.

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UCLA fraternities ban alcohol at frat house events

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UCLA fraternities have banned alcohol at frat house events indefinitely in the wake of an alleged sexual assault, it was announced Wednesday.

The LAUSD students who need bilingual education most aren't signing up

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Of L.A. Unified's 150,000 English learners, only 6 percent have enrolled in a dual language program so far — despite evidence of huge potential benefits.

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How home schooling works in California

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The two Riverside County parents accused of abusing their 13 children, ages 2 to 29, were also home schooling them. Here's how home schooling is — or isn't — regulated here.

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Montecito elementary schoolers return to class

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The Santa Barbara Zoo, MOXI museum and Santa Barbara City College will all temporarily host classes for the students of Montecito.

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Sexual harassment reports double at LA community colleges

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Los Angeles Community College administrators said formal complaints of sexual harassment are up dramatically. They're taking steps to find a solution.

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At this nature-based preschool, a rainy day is an opportunity

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The first big rainstorm of 2018 didn't keep kids at the Child Educational Center indoors. It was an excuse to learn with mud and puddles.

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With King’s departure, more turnover at the top of LAUSD

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Michelle King's decision to step aside was the fifth time since 2006 that the role of L.A. Unified School District superintendent has changed hands.

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Battling cancer, LAUSD superintendent to step down

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Michelle King, the L.A. Unified School District school district has been on medical leave since mid-September. She announced Friday she won't return.

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Ed Department considering more stringent rules on loan forgiveness for fraud victims

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Student loan borrowers defrauded by colleges may soon find it harder to have their debts forgiven.

There's more arts education in LA than you might expect, but not for everyone

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While more arts ed is being offered to more students than many assumed, there's still work to be done to make sure access to that instruction is equitable.

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5 things to know about screen time right now

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The latest research on kids and screens has bright spots and dark spots.

Alarmed by fake news, schools push media literacy

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"I don't think it's a partisan issue to appreciate the importance of good information and the teaching of tools for navigating the information environment."

California beefs up pool safety act in hopes of saving lives

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The new law, which goes into effect Jan. 1, 2018, will require new or remodeled pools to have two drowning prevention features.

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How this 2018 Rose Parade band is making a difference

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Santiago Sharks band members surprised the foster kids at Five Acres by performing for them then showering them with presents.

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