The artist, who was shot to death Nov. 13, will be buried Monday. His daughter said the outpouring of support from former students has been comforting.
Many schools are getting revamped report cards as the state adopts new learning standards. Click on the story to see examples of new and old report cards..
Parents all over Southern California have to come up with creative ways to keep an eye on the kids while schools go dark for the holiday week.
WriteGirl is recognized with a National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award for its program that serves more than 350 students, nearly half of them Latina.
Until now, the district offered no pre-kindergarten classes in Glassell Park, which is majority Latino and low-income. Parents pay $2 to $17.75 a day, based on income.
California students were set to take either the new English or math standardized tests this spring as part of a gradual roll out. Now they'll take both.
City school district hasn't had instrumental music classes for its 19,000 k-sixth graders. School leaders are trying to give students an orchestra.
Some members of a citizens oversight committee say iPad program expansion costs don't add up. They refuse to sign off on parts of district's current plan.
L.A. Unified School District's iPad program has many skeptics. It also has diehard enthusiasts, like the second graders at Baldwin Hills Elementary.
Culver City Unified has been refining its arts plan for a decade. Now, the district even offers specialized music instruction to its kindergarteners.
White children under 3 years old made up 49.5% of the population in 2012, dropping below majority for the first time. One quarter of young kids live in poverty.
LA Unified Schools Superintendent John Deasy apologized to the community where a former teacher abused dozens of children over the years.
California schools are staring down a daunting challenge this year: they must shift how and what they teach to meet new learning standards called the Common Core. And for-profit companies are lining up to offer help — for a price.
The school district is hoping to turn public perception of the iPad program with the help of Hollywood.
While Congress is trying to do the math to balance the budget, education activists want to add several billion dollars for pre-K education.
Bruce Reed will become president of the Broad Foundation starting in mid-December. He's been on Vice-President Joe Biden's staff since January 2011.