Dozens of schools in the northeast San Fernando Valley will be closed today due to the ongoing Creek fire that exploded near Sylmar on Tuesday, the Los Angeles Unified School District announced. As of Tuesday night, the fire had scorched at least 11,000 acres, injured multiple firefighters, burned dozens of homes and resulted in thousands […]
Panels at both Arizona State University and the University of Kansas coincidentally came to the same decision Friday.
Charter schools are often the only viable option for parents and students seeking alternatives to monopolized traditional public schools. But school districts can often stand in the way of even the most academically successful charter schools. On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Unified School District’s board will consider the fate of dozens of charter schools in […]
By Theresa Harrington, EdSource California has made higher graduation rates one of its key measures for assessing school performance as part of its new accountability system. Graduation rates have increased steadily in California in recent years, now reaching an average of 83.2 percent for the class of 2016. But just how high can or should graduation rates go? Los Angeles […]
The Los Angeles Unified School District serves nearly 650,000 meals a day to its students, including breakfast, lunch — and now at some schools, vegan lunch — and an afternoon meal the district calls “supper.” And not all of that food gets eaten. But earlier this week, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill […]
Perry’s “Dinner With Discourse” turned into a hotbed for debate.
We’ve seen letters from two school heads advising parents to discuss the Netflix hit with their kids, even providing materials about suicide to help.
He has called on Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner to fund schools “without caveats or ultimatums.” read more
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“This isn’t about politics. This isn’t about posturing. This is about taking care of the kids,” he said during a press conference.