LA schools' iPads missing another key accessory: earbuds

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| Tens of thousands of earbuds will have to be put on rush order so students can hear parts of the new digital state test this spring.

LA schools computer labs may grow, despite iPad program


School board member Tamar Galatzan supports buying iPads for every L.A. Unified student. She's also asking for additional computer labs in her district.

Advocate proposes increase in LA schools' early education


The Advancement Project is proposing L.A. Unified spend $44 million to restore 2,000 preschool and child care seats - a fraction of those lost since the recession.

LA schools quake safety: Only 46 of 667 at-risk buildings got evaluated


More than seven years after it identified hundreds of school buildings at a greater risk of collapse in an earthquake, the LA school district has evaluated only a few dozen.

Despite $20 billion in bonds, LA school repairs backlogged


L.A. school board committee finds backlog of 50,000 campus repair requests. Officials say budget for repairs has been slashed by more than 65% since 2008.

LA school board's closed-door appointment criticized


After closed-door discussions, L.A. Unified voted to appoint a temporary member to the school board. A government transparency expert says that's against the law.

'Apprentice' star enters race for LA school board


A 10th candidate has joined the race for an open seat on the L.A. Unified school board: Omarosa Manigault, perhaps best known from Donald Trump's "The Apprentice."

Facebook group prompts discussion at school board


Teacher Matt Kogan never thought his collection of photos of crumbling schools would result in change. Then his Facebook group grabbed headlines.