2 Former Montebello School Administrators Get Over $3M In Whistleblower LawsuitFormer superintendent of the Montebello Unified School District Susanna Contreras Smith was awarded $2.7 million in damages for what she claimed was a retaliatory termination for calling out "crony" contracts.
Teacher Says He Was Suspended For Serving Pancakes During State TestA middle school teacher in Pennsylvania is reportedly heading back to work just days after he was suspended for serving his students pancakes during a state exam.
New California Laws Cover Immigration, Marijuana, EducationCalifornia state lawmakers in 2017 passed nearly 900 bills that Gov. Jerry Brown then signed into law. Most of them take effect Monday.
UC System Sets Record For Applicants For 13th Straight YearUC data shows nearly 222,000 prospective undergraduates applied for at least one UC school for the fall of 2018.
Education Department Urged To Resume Loan CancellationsThe Education Department's Office of Inspector General recommends that the agency restart "review, approval, and discharge process" for defrauded students.
After Past Tech Stumbles, LAUSD Board Votes To Develop App For Emergency, Update NotificationsThe app is intended to replace the traditional system of "antiquated robo-calls and paper surveys," the board said, opting for push notifications for emergencies or general school updates.
Chan Zuckerberg Gives College $12M For Low-Income Students To Get Jobs In Public ServiceThe Facebook founder and his wife gave Harvard $12.1 million to help up to 2,300 students who choose jobs in the public sector over the next 15 years.
California School System Ranks 40th Nationally, Survey FindsAn analysis of the school systems in all 50 states and the District of Columbia has found California is in the back of the pack.
Best Tutoring Services For Kids In Orange CountyEven with the best teachers, kids often struggle to grasp subjects or concepts in school. Try out these top places if you're looking for tutoring.
Schools To Begin Monitoring Students From Military FamiliesSchools across the country are preparing to formally track students from military families.
With Lots Of Interest, High School Students In El Monte Start Their Own Bank"Union Bank came up with this program,to not only to help the ten students that are n the program, but to help the entire school," says bank branch manager Anthony Barrios.
L.A. Remains High-Paying Area For Qualified Kindergarten TeachersBefore they are able to become faculty members, instructors are expected to have earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education and to have completed a traditional or alternative teacher preparation program.