Less Than Half Of California Students Meet New Reading, Math StandardsLess than half of all California students passed new math and English tests aligned with the Common Core standards and considered indicators of college and career readiness, according to results released Wednesday.
L.A. Schools, Supervisors Reach Tentative AgreementThe Los Angeles Unified School District and the union representing administrative assistants and other supervisory staff members have reached a tentative agreement.
Report: LAUSD Board Discussing Possible Deasy Departure The LAUSD Board of Education may be one step closer to determining the future of Superintendent John Deasy.
Civic Leader Urges LA School Board To Keep John Deasy As SuperintendentA high-powered Los Angeles attorney and civil leader has urged the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Board of Education to keep embattled Superintendent John Deasy on the job.
Brown Plan Gives Big Money To Close Education Gap California schools will receive an infusion of more than $3.6 billion in extra money this year, much of it targeted to the neediest students as part of a redistribution plan pushed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
LAUSD Votes To Keep Controversial 'Breakfast' ProgramThe Board of Education voted Tuesday to continue its controversial "Breakfast in the Classroom" program despite critics who claimed about reduced instruction time and and unsanitary classroom conditions.
Board Won't Renew LA Charter School Deal The Los Angeles school officials have reversed an earlier decision to allow two charter schools to continue operating in the wake of a cheating scandal last year.
Ex-Education Superintendent Pulls Name From BoardGov. Jerry Brown's office says his controversial pick for the state Board of Education, former state superintendent Bill Honig, has withdrawn his name for the job.
State May Probe Petition Drive At Compton SchoolThe California Board of Education wants a state investigation into alleged misconduct during a petition drive for a Compton charter school.