Education

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New LAUSD Budget Gives Teachers 10 Percent Raise, Cuts Hundreds Of Jobs; Superintendent To Step Down

The new budget envisions the layoffs of hundreds of staff members but also provides the first salary hikes in nearly a decade.

06/24/2015

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Lawyer: Legal Fight Against Yoga In Schools Is Finished

The lawyer who led an unsuccessful fight to block a San Diego County school system from teaching yoga says no appeal is planned.

06/12/2015

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Students Feel The Love After Singing Rendition Of ‘The Lion King’

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.”

06/12/2015

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Family Guide To The Ocean Institute

Beginning May 16th, the Ocean’s Institute in Dana Point will take on an expansion to its venue with exhibits for the public to enjoy from the underwater exploration to family-friendly activities.

06/05/2015

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California Assembly Moves To Expand Sex Education In Schools

The state Assembly is advancing legislation to expand California’s sex education curriculum, requiring schools to teach more about sexually transmitted infections and discuss same-sex relationships when teaching HIV prevention.

06/02/2015

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Academic Success Reached By Teachers Showing Sympathy, Empathy

Caring teachers pull success out of students, encouraging student to trust them while applying active learning to the curriculum.

05/26/2015

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Human-Trafficking-Relief Group Aims To Provide Aid To Displaced Children In Nepal

A local organization that exists to provide aid for children facing challenges in Nepal due to human trafficking has expanded to raise support in a similar fashion for those children impacted by recent earthquakes in the region.

05/25/2015

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$18 Million In Scholarships Are Awarded For Robotics In California’s Schools

Carson’s California Academy of Mathematics and Science’s Nerd Herd learn about robotics and gain educational benefits along with financial assistance for college.

05/12/2015

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Minority Students Succeed With Help Of Mentors As Classroom Teachers

100 Black Men is a structured program which brings about a trusting relationship between organization members and youth in the community.

05/12/2015

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English Language Learners Gain Confidence From California Teacher

For hundreds of young people pouring into California from all over the world, English being their second language is their biggest obstacle.

04/28/2015

California Attorney General Kamala Harris points to a map as she speaks during a news conference on October 10, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Harris announced the filing of a lawsuit against the for-profit Corinthian Colleges and its subsidiaries for alleged false advertising, securities fraud, intentional misrepresentations to students and the unlawful use of military insignias in advertisements. Santa Ana, California-based Corinthian Colleges operates 111 total campuses in North America with 24 Heald, Everest and WyoTech colleges in California that have an estimated 27,000 students.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Corinthian Colleges To Shut Down Last 28 Campuses, Including 12 In Southland

Corinthian Colleges will shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students.

04/26/2015

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LAUSD Reaches Tentative Deal With Teachers

The Los Angeles Unified School District has reached a tentative contract deal with its teachers.

04/18/2015

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School Districts, Parents At Odds Over Breakfast In Class

The number of breakfasts served in the nation’s schools has doubled in the last two decades, a surge driven largely by a change in how districts deliver the food.

04/18/2015

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White House-Backed Technology Aids Geomapping In California’s Public Schools

A geospatial technology is now available in California schools that has the power to enrich knowledge of others by examining every aspect of their world.

04/08/2015

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Medical Programs In Public Schools Diversify Future Doctors In California

Kaiser Permanente is helping kids pursue medical careers with the Hippocrates Circle, a program offered in conjunction with the school districts and geared towards middle school students from minority populations.

04/08/2015

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