Calif. Schools To Teach Students About 'Significance' Of Obama Presidency A bill authored by a Pasadena lawmaker that encourages schools to teach about the historical significance of Barack Obama becoming the nation's first African-American president is now California law.
Author And Former Teacher Elizabeth J. Meyer Talks BullyingAuthor Elizabeth J. Meyer visited the KCAL9 studios Friday to talk about her book “Gender, Bullying, and Harassment: Strategies to End Sexism and Homophobia in Schools."
Parents Rally To Save LA Charter Schools At Risk Of ClosureParents rallied outside a downtown L.A. courthouse Thursday in support of two campuses run by Magnolia Public Schools.
Union Chief's Remarks Seen As Signal For Possible LA Teachers Strike Officials with the Los Angeles teachers union may be inching closer to a potential strike following remarks made a union official, according to reports.
Immigration Battle Continues As Dozens Rally To Support Undocumented Teens Detained At Port Hueneme Dozens of people rallied Tuesday outside the Port Hueneme Naval Base, where 575 undocumented immigrants have been detained since last month.
EPA Official To Take 'Toxic Tour' Of Malibu High SchoolAn Environmental Protection Agency official Friday will take a “toxic tour” of three school campuses in Malibu.
LA Schools To Launch New Summer Lunch ProgramThe district on Thursday said it will serve free lunches through summer to children and the disabled at 317 school campuses along with 105 parks and recreation centers.
Proposal Would Provide More To Troubled LA SchoolsRepresentatives for both sides said Tuesday the agreement calls for adding a school counselor and administrator, establishing a mentor program for teachers and providing other educational resources.
City Council Eyes Limits On Street Sweeping Parking Restrictions Near LA Schools Parents who drop off their children at schools in the city of Los Angeles may no longer have to fear a parking ticket when they do so.
LA County Expands Crossing Guard Services To Middle SchoolsParents are hailing the decision by Los Angeles County officials to expand crossing guard services to middle schools following a deadly accident near a Hollywood campus.
UTLA Encourages LAUSD Parents To Demand Pay Raises, Smaller Class SizesMembers of United Teachers Los Angeles were handing out leaflets to parents dropping their kids off at Los Angeles Unified School District schools Tuesday morning calling for smaller class sizes, increased staffing and salary increases.
Report: No Librarians At Half Of LAUSD Middle, Elementary School LibrariesBudget cuts in the Los Angeles Unified School District have left roughly half of its elementary and middle schools without librarians.
State, Federal Agencies Will Look For Environmental Hazards At SoCal Schools The Los Angeles Unified School District is among several Southern California school districts that will go under an environmental microscope.
Lawmaker Moves To Boost Training For Teachers To ID, Report Child Abuse A Southland lawmaker has introduced a bill in Sacramento that would require training for teachers and other school staffers on how to identify suspected cases of child abuse.
Calif. Schools Prepare For Transgender Rights LawWith a law that spells out the rights of transgender students in grades K-12 set to take effect in California, school districts are reviewing locker room layouts, scheduling sensitivity training for coaches, assessing who will sleep where during overnight field trips and reconsidering senior portrait dress codes.