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LAUSD Adopts Later School Start

Classes will begin one week later in the Los Angeles Unified School District next year, then begin another week later the following year under a plan approved Tuesday... Read more »

GO East L.A. Expands; Free Community College Launched

Efforts to get more Los Angeles students to college got a big boost this week with the launch of an initiative to give students a free year of community college,... Read more »

Nightingale Students On the Road to USC

Students at Nightingale Middle School in Cypress Park could get a full-ride scholarship to the University of Southern California if they successfully complete a... Read more »

Feds’ Sanctions Force Closure of ITT Technical Institutes

ITT Technical Institutes announced Tuesday that it is ceasing operations following a ruling by the U.S Department of Education barring it from accepting new students... Read more »

First Latino Named to Head State Community College System

The first Latino chancellor of the California Community Colleges was appointed by a unanimous vote of the college system’s Board of Governors, it was announced... Read more »

State Court Panel Upholds Teacher Tenure

In a major victory for teachers’ unions, a state appeals court panel today overturned a Los Angeles judge’s ruling that struck down California’s laws granting... Read more »

LA Unified Selects First Black Woman to Lead District

Los Angeles Unified School District Deputy Superintendent Michelle King was named today the district’s next superintendent. “What a historic moment this is,”... Read more »

As Nov. 30 Deadline Looms, UC Pres. Calls on Students to Apply

There’s still time and many good reasons to apply for admission to a UC campus, University of California President Janet Napolitano said during a meeting last... Read more »

College Breaks the Silence on Student Depression Crisis

New America Media – Studies show that a large percentage of college students with depression are isolated, reluctant to talk about their condition and too ashamed... Read more »

Help for Students, Families at Cash for College Event

This is a busy time of year for high school seniors, with college application deadlines just around the corner. They are busy writing essays and researching college... Read more »

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