29_35x90 knx_35x90
CBSLA WEATHER APP: iPhone App Store | Android App Coming Soon | More Info | Watch Josh's Live Demo

Education

(credit: CBS)

Cleveland High Honores Educator After 40 Years Of Teaching, Mentoring Students

Cleveland High School honored a teacher who has inspired and mentored students for 40 years Tuesday as he proudly handed off the torch to a former pupil.

01/28/2014

Parents of students at two elementary schools were warned to be on the lookout for a possible child predator allegedly seen snapping pictures of students. (credit: CBS)

Parents Warned Of Possible Child Predator In Riverside Co.

Parents are being warned to be on alert for a person allegedly seen snapping photos of students at elementary schools in Riverside County.

01/24/2014

Los Angeles Unified School District (credit: CBS)

LAUSD To Appoint Interim Representative Following Death Of LaMotte, 80

The Los Angeles Unified School District board agreed Tuesday to the appointment of an interim, non-voting representative to fill the vacancy left following the death of Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte.

01/14/2014

(Photo credit: Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images)

Calif. Schools Prepare For Transgender Rights Law

With a law that spells out the rights of transgender students in grades K-12 set to take effect in California, school districts are reviewing locker room layouts, scheduling sensitivity training for coaches, assessing who will sleep where during overnight field trips and reconsidering senior portrait dress codes.

12/26/2013

General view of the game between the USC Trojans and the UCLA Bruins at Rose Bowl on November 17, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

College Coaches’ Salaries: What’s The Financial Balance Of Athletics, Education?

With recent breaking announcements of high-level contracts involved in the world of college sports, the struggle to balance funding for both athletics and education has been renewed.

12/03/2013

(credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Report: UCLA Failed To Check Faculty Bias Claims

According to a new report, the University of California, Los Angeles has not properly investigated an increasing number of complaints of racial bias among faculty.

10/19/2013

(credit: Mitch Kezar/Stone/Getty Images)

Academic Program Helps College Students Succeed Through Introducing Posses

A nationwide program has partnered with top-rated universities to help students achieve collegiate success through social enhancement.

10/08/2013

(credit: Thinkstock)

Twitter Uses Tweet To Announce It Has Filed IPO Documents

Twitter is going public. The short messaging service says it has filed confidential documents for an initial public offering of stock.

09/12/2013

teacher school education

Senate Passes Bill To Streamline Process For Dismissing Teachers Due To Misconduct

The state Senate has passed a bill intended to speed and streamline the process for dismissing teachers accused of misconduct, despite the opinion of some that the measure should be improved, possibly next year.

09/12/2013

(credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Cal Tech Ranks As Best University In SoCal According To U.S. News And World Report

The California Institute of Technology is the top university in Southern California, according to the new 2014 rankings from U.S. News and World Report.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/10/2013

(credit: CBS)

O.C. Schools Teach Ways To Combat Gunmen

Teachers at school districts in southern Orange County are being taught that if they can’t hide or get away from a campus gunman, they should try to take him out.

09/07/2013

Christopher Persky and Ken Bencomo were recently married. Bencomo says he was fired after saying "I do." (credit: Rachel Luna/The Sun/LA Newspaper Group)

Protest Held In Support Of Gay Catholic School Teacher Reportedly Fired For Marrying Partner

A protest was held Thursday in support of a gay Catholic school teacher who was fired from his job shortly after he legally married his partner.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2013

(credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

UCLA Officials Accused Of Spending $2M On ‘Lavish’ Travel

Questions are being raised about what some call lavish travel and entertainment spending by UCLA officials over the past five years as tuition has risen 70 percent.

CBS Los Angeles–08/02/2013

(credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

UC Board Confirms Napolitano As New President

Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano was approved Thursday as next University of California president.

07/18/2013

Laura Whitehurst (courtesy San Bernardino County DA's Office)

School Allegedly Lagged In Reporting Suspected Sex Abuse To Police

Southern California school district officials were slow to tell police that a teacher was suspected of sexually abusing a student, who allegedly gave birth to the 16-year-old boy’s child last month.

07/06/2013