The Encanto Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Center in Oxnard runs from January to September, the area's typical planting and growing season. But as the season goes year round, the program can't keep up.
As schools transition to the new Common Core curriculum, the state's top education official wants tests to be practice only.
Now that LAUSD is buying iPads for students, animal rights group PETA is offering the district a free app to simulate dissections instead of dissecting real animals.
The federal Department of Education wants to hear from teachers and administrators whose students are English learners on what help they need in educating that tough population.
More state cash is coming to the Los Angeles Unified School District. And some advocacy groups are seizing what they see as an opportunity to help shape policy.
The popular AMC TV series will be the foundation for a UC Irvine open online course that will address society, science and survival.
Teaching guru Rafe Esquith opened up about how he dealt with failure early in his career and why he feels today's education assessment methods are misguided.
Schools lose money when students are habitually absent. L.A. County officials are shining the spotlight on several school districts' successful anti-truancy efforts.
A roundup of creative art projects for kids that will help you get into the spirit of fall. Check out these crafts from around the web.
Many parents start the Kindergarten process a year before that school starts, when they began researching schools. The array of options can be, well, crazy-making.
The founders of Roominate, Alice Brooks and Bettina Chen, took the concept of building toys for girls to a whole new level by adding wires and generators.
In the largely Hispanic Salinas Valley, high school students are more likely to imagine a future in agriculture than high-tech. A new program is trying to change that.
More than eight weeks after district officials' completion of a new arts plan, many key details remain unclear. One major missing component: a budget.
Search our database to see how schools in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties performed according to state API numbers.
Scores out Thursday show only about half of L.A. Unified charter schools meet the state's performance goal. Some have struggled for years, but remain open.
California schools are doing slightly worse than last year, but the L.A. Unified School District gained three points on the latest Academic Performance Index report.