Los Alamitos board approves so...

May 15, 2021 by

During a meeting that was moved online because people feared for their safety, the Los Alamitos Unified school board on Wednesday...

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How COVID quarantine hurts LGB...

Mar 24, 2021 by

Enrique stepped into his childhood bedroom on March 12, 2020, and felt the crushing absence of all that he had gained while at...

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In one Bay Area district, reop...

Feb 28, 2021 by

In San Mateo County, a high school reopening plan is emotionally fraught, revealing deep divides between parents, teachers and rich...

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LAUSD diverting school police ...

Feb 16, 2021 by

The Board of Education approved a plan that cuts a third of the officers with the Los Angeles School Police Department, bans the use...

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Amid COVID-19, homeless studen...

Nov 28, 2020 by

The effort is part of a pilot program called Kids First to help homeless families and children in L.A. get healthcare, tutoring and...

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China’s ‘purification’ of clas...

Sep 11, 2020 by

China’s crackdown on Hong Kong is purging teachers, rewriting textbooks and increasing pressure on schools over what to put in...

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A loophole lets students use p...

Aug 23, 2020 by

Five-year-old Jameson Miniex twisted his fingers into his curly hair, watching with rapt attention as a teacher in a blush-colored...

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Latinos are the largest group ...

Jul 17, 2020 by

In a historic shift, Latinos pass Asian Americans as the largest ethnic group admitted to the University of California freshman class...

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Trump urges K-12 schools to re...

Jul 8, 2020 by

President Trump jumped into the debate on children returning to school next month. He says yes, but teachers, parents and health...

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Granada Hills High students ca...

Jun 7, 2020 by

Anti-black online hate speech prompted students at Granada Hills Charter High School to speak out against racism. As their virtual...

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Amid coronavirus, California e...

Apr 23, 2020 by

About 70,000 computers — and internet hot spots — will go to schools and students starting this week, Newsom said as private donors,...

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USC admissions got easier amid...

Mar 29, 2020 by

USC admission rates rose significantly for fall 2020 as the coronavirus outbreak deepens uncertainty over students’ college...

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Many California schools back P...

Feb 28, 2020 by

California’s largest school district has not taken an official position on a bond measure that would raise billions of dollars for...

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Waiting for college decisions?...

Feb 5, 2020 by

As the waiting period for college admission decisions begins, Lynwood students celebrate 381 instant admissions and millions in...

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Newsom budget proposes $900 mi...

Jan 14, 2020 by

Tackling a statewide shortage of teachers was front and center in California’s Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed budget Gov....

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UC should not dumb itself down...

Nov 12, 2019 by

Studying really hard can earn you high grades, but it might not do much for you on the SAT. Colleges need to know who is both smart...

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Letters to the Editor: Math ca...

Oct 28, 2019 by

You can’t swap advanced math classes for courses on data science and expect high schoolers to have the same opportunities...

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Colleges received at least $60...

Oct 6, 2019 by

At least nine schools accepted gifts in 2018 or later, when states and counties began efforts to hold the Sackler family accountable...

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Setting up a needless barrier ...

Sep 6, 2019 by

By Vikash Reddy – The California State University is considering a requirement that high school seniors applying to the Cal...

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California ethnic studies must...

Aug 16, 2019 by

The Jewish experience in America, including teachings about anti-Semitism, must be included in California’s new ethnic studies...

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