History teachers tore up lesson plans Friday to teach a special lesson on the South African leader to kids who weren't even born when Mandela was elected president.Add your comments
LaMotte was perhaps the strongest ally for teachers on the school board - and a vocal critic of the superintendent. The cause of death was not immediately known.
California's new school funding law requires schools to ask for parent input. But how does a district as large as L.A. Unified start the conversation?
Kayser, who joined the board in 2011, gives his thoughts on roving arts teachers, arts integration into other subjects and why the arts budget is taking so long.
A test that measures students' proficiency in reading, math and science worldwide shows that American 15-year-olds continue to turn in flat results, failing to crack the global top 20.
Without certified library staff, school libraries cannot legally operate. As many as 145 L.A. Unified libraries may have locked their doors.
The State Board of Education is set to meet in January to iron out rules for how school districts will implement new use funding and flexibility.
The U.S. Department of Education and California's Department of Education have been at odds over the new standardized tests California will administer in the spring.
Parents filed a separate claim arguing their own emotional distress after revelations that a teacher sexually abused students on campus.
At the East Los Angeles College Child Development Center, teachers use stories and role playing to teach gratitude year-round. Here's how they do it.
The California Arts Council will spend about $2 million in new funds on public school arts education, community-building grants, and arts in juvenile detention.
Researchers found that children exposed to poverty from an early age had smaller “brain volumes” in the regions of the brain that process emotions and memory.
Developmental psychologists are trying to figure out what very small children know and when they know it. The answer: a lot, and a lot earlier than you think. One experiment finds that 18-month-olds can reason abstractly when sorting blocks, well before they are able to explain it.
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.