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LAUSD Approves Pink Slips

In the face of a nearly $160 million budget deficit, the Los Angeles Unified School District board authorizing layoff warning notices Tuesday for 609 employees,... Read more »

Judge Rules State is Failing Non-English Speaking Students

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday that the state is obligated to ensure that school districts follow state and federal laws and provide specialized... Read more »

Breaking News: Judge Rules Teacher Tenure Unconstitutional

In a major blow to teachers’ unions, a Los Angeles judge ruled today that state laws governing teacher tenure are unconstitutional, saying students and teachers... Read more »

Multicultural Coalition Takes on Inequities in California Schools

New America Media – As new data on California’s educational inequities mounts, a statewide multicultural coalition is forming to push for legislation that would... Read more »

CSULA, ELAC, Garfield High Partnership Targets East L.A. Students for College Pathway

An initiative aimed at encouraging more students from the East Los Angeles area to pursue a college degree by guaranteeing them admission to Cal State Los Angeles... Read more »

L.A. Unified Makes Gains in Graduation Rates

The dropout rate among Los Angeles Unified School District students in the high school class of 2012-13 dipped by 3 percent compared to the previous year, while... Read more »

Report: CA Kids Face Troubling Racial Inequity

California’s African-American, Latino and American Indian children lag far behind white and Asian kids when it comes to access to health and education opportunities.... Read more »

Expanding Opportunities for CA Students

California lawmakers are considering two different proposals to increase educational opportunities for California students from the youngest to the oldest. One bill,... Read more »

Activists Demand LAUSD Support Schools in Low-Income Communities

Education activists delivered on Tuesday more than 5,000 petitions to the Los Angeles Unified School District board of education demanding $1 billion in state funding... Read more »

Reading GAP for California 4th-Graders

The majority of California’s fourth-graders aren’t making the grade when it comes to reading. A new report finds only one in four California fourth-graders is... Read more »

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