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Vergara v CA: Local parents talk race in LA's classrooms

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| A new poll out this week from the Leadership Conference Education Fund reveals some troubling findings when it comes to schools and race.

LAUSD makes applying easier


LA Unified is trying to boost enrollment, including a plan to unify and simplify the application process for parents trying to enroll their children in public schools, including charters and magnets.

#GoodSchools: KPCC listeners on what makes a good school


LA parents and teachers weigh in on what elements are necessary for a school or school district to thrive.

7 things to know about homeschooling in California


For some families and students, none of the school options out there fit. That's why some turn to homeschooling.

How funding factors in to what makes a good school


Some schools have more money than others but does that make them better? What determines how much money a school gets and how the funds are spent?

9 things to know about private schools in LA


Private schools (also called independent schools) generally fall into three types of educational philosophies: religious, traditional, or progressive.

Jay and Mark Duplass on what 'Togetherness' says about LA schools


"Togetherness" focuses on L.A. parents Brett and Michelle. Dissatisfied with her school options, Michelle is inspired to join a group trying to start a charter school.

7 things to know about dual-language schools in LA


Dual-language schools, also known as two-way immersion schools, are becoming a popular option for parents in Southern California.