Common Core Results Trickle In But Results Fall Short Of Initial GoalsResults for some of the states that participated in Common Core-aligned testing for the first time this spring are out, with overall scores higher than expected though still below what many parents may be accustomed to seeing.
School Board Vice President Covers Confederate Flag, Marriage Equality In 10-Minute RantThe vice president of the Chino Valley Unified School Board is under fire as the result of a 10-minute rant at a board meeting, covering everything from marriage equality to the confederate flag.
Hundreds Gather For 24-Hour Paint-A-Thon As Part Of LA's Largest-Ever Civic Art ExhibitThousands of beach balls will soon invade MacArthur Park in downtown Los Angeles, and it's part of a good cause.
LA Schools To Raise Awareness With 'Sexting' Education CurriculumSchool officials will roll out a broad plan to educate students on the dangers of sharing sexually explicit photos via texting and the Internet.
New LAUSD Budget Gives Teachers 10 Percent Raise, Cuts Hundreds Of Jobs; Superintendent To Step DownThe new budget envisions the layoffs of hundreds of staff members but also provides the first salary hikes in nearly a decade.
Lawyer: Legal Fight Against Yoga In Schools Is FinishedThe lawyer who led an unsuccessful fight to block a San Diego County school system from teaching yoga says no appeal is planned.
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."
Family Guide To The Ocean InstituteBeginning 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.
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.
Academic Success Reached By Teachers Showing Sympathy, EmpathyCaring teachers pull success out of students, encouraging student to trust them while applying active learning to the curriculum.
Human-Trafficking-Relief Group Aims To Provide Aid To Displaced Children In NepalA 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.
$18 Million In Scholarships Are Awarded For Robotics In California’s SchoolsCarson’s California Academy of Mathematics and Science’s Nerd Herd learn about robotics and gain educational benefits along with financial assistance for college.
Minority Students Succeed With Help Of Mentors As Classroom Teachers100 Black Men is a structured program which brings about a trusting relationship between organization members and youth in the community.
English Language Learners Gain Confidence From California TeacherFor hundreds of young people pouring into California from all over the world, English being their second language is their biggest obstacle.
Corinthian Colleges To Shut Down Last 28 Campuses, Including 12 In SouthlandCorinthian Colleges will shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students.