For the first time, a school board committee called into question whether the iPad project would continue. Officials said there is no Plan B to administer state tests.
The California Arts Council awarded more than $2.8 million in grants across the state. In OC and LA, more than $290,000 went to support teaching artists.
School board member Monica Ratliff is requesting public comment before iPad project moves forward. She's inviting parents to ask questions.
L.A. Unified, business leaders and others want to compete for state grants to improve adult education - which has been cut by 70 percent over four years.
Parents protested outside LA Unified school board member Tamar Galatzan's office Friday, objecting to a policy of putting English-Learners in a specialized class.
About 1,200 students gathered in downtown Los Angeles for a day of performances and artwork showcases. More than 1,000 student art pieces were on display.
The L.A. Unified School District has an estimated backlog of about 3,000 broken instruments. It's getting one more staffer and outside help — an improvement, but not enough.
Assemblyman Curt Hagman requested a review of L.A. Unified's iPad project. The state legislature has that power — but he picked the wrong committee.
When it comes to closing the achievement gap, low-income families of Latino high school students are at a disadvantage, particularly when it comes to one key component: parent engagement.
Would you get a bachelor's degree from a community college if you could?
California’s new school funding law pumps an extra $188 million dollars a year into L.A. Unified - and requires input from communities on how to spend it.
Second graders at Roscomare Road Elementary in Bel Aire are encouraged to be "detectives" in reading, part of the switch to Common Core standards.
When budgets tightened, L.A. Unified asked schools to find money on their own for librarians or library aides. Many schools didn't have the cash.
The Hollywood Media Arts Academy uses the visual arts to engage students who have failed or been kicked out of traditional schools.
California Lutheran University's first employee leaves the school her entire estate. More than $800,000 will go to build a stand-alone arts center.