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.
The lawyer who led an unsuccessful fight to block a San Diego County school system from teaching yoga says no appeal is planned.
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.”
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.
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.
Caring teachers pull success out of students, encouraging student to trust them while applying active learning to the curriculum.
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.
Carson’s California Academy of Mathematics and Science’s Nerd Herd learn about robotics and gain educational benefits along with financial assistance for college.
100 Black Men is a structured program which brings about a trusting relationship between organization members and youth in the community.
For hundreds of young people pouring into California from all over the world, English being their second language is their biggest obstacle.
Corinthian Colleges will shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students.
The Los Angeles Unified School District has reached a tentative contract deal with its teachers.
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.
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.
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.