Randomly observed: SOMETIMES WHEN YOU TAKE ROLL YOU NEED TO COUNT WHO'S NOT THERE.
A celebration at and of Jefferson High School.
Teachers, parents and students protest principal Anna Barraza's placement at Dolores Elementary School because they don't like the way she runs the school in Carson.
This special collection of stories, "A Lingering Shame: Sexual Abuse of Students by School Employees," assembles reporting on a problem that is only sporadically recognized as a national issue. The collection features a three-day 2007 Associated Press series on teacher sexual misconduct based on a seven-month investigation by AP reporters across the country. Some of the stories in the series appeared in the October 24, 2007, issue of Education Week; the entire series is available here.
The collection also highlights special Education Week coverage, including "A Trust Betrayed," an award-winning series based on a six-month investigation the paper conducted in 1998, as well as an update of the series based on fresh research done five years later.
After 55 years as a prominent fixture in its Fairfax District neighborhood, Daniel Murphy Catholic High School graduates its last class of young men today.
The Pew Research Center's latest poll reveals that education is the No. 2 priority for voters this fall, trumping taxes, the war in Iraq and other issues
Sheriff's deputies found the Bell High School teacher with the girl in the back seat of a car, a department spokesman says
Tania Hurd, 46, had taught at the campus since 2003, restarting its culinary arts program, which has flourished
Local Elections: 7 BALLOT MEASURES SEEK MONEY FOR SCHOOLS - June 3 election will include taxes and bond issues in districts serving Covina, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Lawndale, Santa Fe Springs, South Gate, Torrance and Whittier.
As state funding for education declines, college opportunity also declines for future students ...which will mean a decline in economic prosperity for California.
California high schoolers must now pass 5 out of 6 fitness tests or take another year of P.E.
from the New York Times: High school students in this well-to-do Westchester suburb pile on four, five, even six Advanced Placement classes to keep up with their friends. They track their grade-point averages to multiple decimal places and have longer résumés than their parents. They don't each lunch.
Newly minted educators are looking for jobs during a time of decreasing positions, school budget cuts and declining enrollment. Some are looking out of state, some overseas.
Bergeson teacher questions her future. Her contributions to professional environment praised by school principal.
Why is it always the good stuff, the stuff that makes things special, that gets cut when times are lean?
Why do we always need to resort to nickel and diming our way to balancing the budget?
Is it really less painful that way?
Over the next couple of years, every kid who plays sports in the Los Angeles Unified School District will find out as the district attempts to get through these lean economic times by cutting into nonessential expenses and raising revenues from facility usage.
First up on the chopping block: Funding for championship venues. In other words, the City Section has probably played its last football championship at the Coliseum, its last basketball championship at the Sports Arena and its last volleyball championship at Cal State Northridge.