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I focus stories on college students who are at a crossroads, particularly those on the first rung into higher education. Many of those students are trying to overcome academic and other challenges because they believe college will be the path to a better life. How do the people around them -- in their personal lives and at the institutions they attend -- help or hinder their success?
Stories by Adolfo Guzman-Lopez
LA Unified's superintendent wants to put to a board vote the future of a student breakfast program that doesn't cost the district a dime and helps low-income children.
The donation from Mayor Michael Bloomberg landed with a loud thump on the doorstep of next month’s L.A. Unified school board election.
Prosecution is spotty for a law aimed at curbing student truancy by holding parents responsible – to the point of facing jail time – for students who constantly miss class.
A suit by the ACLU alleges that tens of thousands of English learner students languish in public school classrooms without the help schools are mandated to provide.
Incident involved a teacher and third grade students. The breach could invalidate API scores for the school and Burbank Unified.
The truancy crackdown is part of a multi-agency gang effort that warns parents first to get their kids back in school - with arrests if there's no change.
L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art has a $100 million goal for its endowment. New gifts are from former and current trustees.
Sal Castro, the Lincoln High School social studies teacher who inspired students to stage mass walkouts from classes to demand better school in 1968, died in his Silver Lake home Monday.
LA Unified teachers overwhelmingly expressed disappointment with the district's leader. Union president says "the educational program is not on the right track."
California education officials announced Tuesday that despite years of budget cuts to schools, the state’s high school graduation rate inched up again last year.
While suspension rates for Asian and white students remained largely unchanged from 1973-2010, the rates for African-American and Latino students doubled.
Founders of a San Fernando Valley charter school have been convicted of multiple counts of embezzling public funds and filing filing false tax returns
A TEDx conference at Loyola Marymount University on Saturday seeks to turn the traditional education conference on its head.
Students and faculty at Pasadena City College accuse the administration of suspending college newspaper advisor for covering growing tensions over class cancelations.
Coachella Valley Unified got the green light Tuesday to spend bond money to put an iPad in every student’s hand and a MacBook in every teacher's lap.