Under a bridge in South L.A., in a reclaimed mortuary, is a small charter school that’s coming alive with the sound of music. The facade is rather dreary. But step inside and you’ll find giraffes and lions and birds – a bevy of costumed kids – belting out songs from the Disney classic “The Lion King.”
A new study shows that California continues to far outpace the rest of the nation in charter school enrollment and growth.
By the year 2020, KIPP LA Schools hopes to expand to 20 campuses similar to that of the highest-ranking charter school in the LAUSD, KIPP Empower Academy.
An LAUSD charter school in Marina del Rey will soon find itself without a home after the district informed Citizens of the World (CWC) Mar Vista that it can no longer share an elementary school’s campus.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that will require private and charter schools in California to keep student athletes off the field if there is a concern that they received a concussion.
COMPTON (CBSLA.com) — A teacher at a Compton charter school could face up to six years in state prison after he was charged with sexually abusing three female students. The District Attorney’s Office announced Friday […]
A very special donation made its way to an elementary school in Westchester.
The nine-member Academic Decathlon team from Granada Hills Charter High School Sunday was named winner of the 2013 California competition, for the third year in a row.
Some parents claim families are breaking residency rules in order to enroll their children in a popular Studio City charter school.
An early morning fire damaged a charter school in Pasadena.
A parents’ organization plans to return to court to force a Mojave Desert school district to accept a charter conversion proposal for a failing elementary school.
A school board in Adelanto Wednesday night debated the signatures of a petition that would convert a school to a charter under the state’s so-called “parent trigger” law.
Parents of an under-performing elementary school in Southern California Tuesday night voted against a petition to take over the school using the new Parent Trigger Law.
A nine-member team of students from Granada Hills Charter High School will compete in the U.S. Academic Decathlon, which begins Thursday in Charlotte, N.C.
The Compton Unified school board has rejected a charter school operator a parents’ group had recommended to take over a failing elementary school.