Students Say Local Senior Prom Sold Out Due To Booking Of Small VenueStudents and parents alike are upset that not everyone will be able to attend a local high school's prom under the belief that the venue is too small to fit everyone.
Questions Arise After Administrators Of Struggling School Use Funds For Dinner, Go-KartingQuestions arose Monday as to whether teachers and administrators from South Hills High School may have used student money to fund a lavish beach retreat.
California Theater Program Translates To Professional SuccessBy enhancing their theater program beyond an extra-curricular activity, students at Burlingame High School in the Bay Area are acquiring life skills in the drama department and utilizing them in their other classes.
Hazing Or Team-Building? Video Shows High School Softball Team Eating DirtA video that surfaced on social media has sparked debate over whether its content appears to show an example of high school sports hazing or teenagers simply trying to have fun.
LAUSD's Marching Band Performs For Disney While Motivating StudentsThe Los Angeles Unified School District has been putting together a marching band, featuring students from every high school in the city, for more than 40 years.
Orange County Youth Get Head Start In Fashion IndustryFashion Camp, an after-school program offered to fashionistas in Orange County’s public schools, turns the industry's top professionals into educators; encouraging many youngsters to follow their dreams in pursuing a career in fashion.
Computer Coding Effective Against Gang Violence In San Francisco SchoolsComputer coding is helping at-risk sixth graders at James Denman Middle School in San Francisco learn math and science while also keeping them out of gangs.
Positive Results From San Diego's Anti-Bullying Education ProgramLifePlay Productions, an extra-curricular program in San Diego, helps kids stand up to their bullies by teaching creative conflict resolution in a fun way while simultaneously boosting their confidence.
Extracurricular Music Program Boosts Students' Grades And Graduation RatesBetter math scores and higher rates of graduation among public school students are just a couple of the benefits of the music education program MUSICSTAR.
Extra-Curricular Program Dramatically Increases GPA LevelsCalifornia's ExCEL program proves that students achieve more when their after-school, free time is occupied with academics, recreation and enrichment activities.
Sports-Based, After-School Program Raises ESOL StatisticsThe sports-based arc: Afterschool Programs bridges the opportunity gap for kids learning English as a second language in Los Angeles, who might not achieve as much, or go as far, without it.
State Board Suspends School Accountability On Common CoreThe California Board of Education suspended the state's school accountability system on Wednesday for one year to give teachers and students time to adjust to new standardized tests aligned with Common Core standards.
L.A. Unified Chief Warns Of Bleak Financial OutlookLA Unified interim Superintendent Ramon Cortines is warning that if the district doesn't get its finances in order it will be "another Detroit."
Grade School Visual And Performing Arts Programs Spark Future Career PathsCareer choices later in life within applied art fields, such as fashion and industrial design are often sparked through early school art programs.
Team Banned From Finals After Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness On JerseysA girls high school basketball team in Harbor City faces disappointment after working all season to get into the playoffs, only to be told they've been disqualified because of their uniforms.