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Villaraigosa Challenges Mayoral Candidates on Education

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa made “daring to dream” a theme for his final state of the city address Tuesday, which he also used to challenge the candidates running... Read more »

High School Graduation Rate Up In County

The high school graduation rate in Los Angeles County for the 2011-12 school year was 74.7 percent, with a dropout rate of 14.9 percent, according to figures released... Read more »

State Recognizes MUSD For Attendance Improvement

The State Attendance Review Board recognized the Montebello Unified School District late last month as “a model of attendance improvement and dropout prevention,”... Read more »

Tech Plan Puts Education at Students’ Fingertips

Feelings of pride and excitement were overflowing last week at La Merced Elementary in Montebello where fourth and fifth grade students became the first of thousands... Read more »

Bell Gardens Students Show Off Science Skills

(EGP photo by Nancy Martinez) Hundreds of students at Bell Gardens Elementary showed off their science experiments at the school’s annual science fair last week.... Read more »

Young Readers Celebrate Dr. Seuss Day

(EGP photo by Nancy Martinez) From “Miss Spider’s Tea Party” to “Green Eggs and Ham,” school administrators, volunteers and even the Cat in the Hat read... Read more »

Roosevelt Plan Will Consolidate Small Schools

After hours of taxing discussions regarding the future of Roosevelt High School in Boyle Heights, a committee representing the school’s seven small schools this... Read more »

Mark Keppel Among Top Finshers in Academic Decathlon

Beverly Hills High School was the winner of the Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon, earning 53,990.3 points out of a possible 60,000. Mark Keppel High School... Read more »

Local Students Take Financial Literacy to the Street

(Photo courtesy of Pan American Bank) Armed with information and good intentions, a group of local students took to the street last Saturday to inform families about... Read more »

Escutia Calls for Probe of Sexual Abuse of Latino Students In LAUSD

Former state Sen. Martha Escutia, now a partner at an Irvine law firm, called Monday for an independent investigation of what she called disproportionate sexual... Read more »

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