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Nearly 1 in 4 students at this L.A. high school migrated from Central America — many without their paren  Los Angeles Times

Gaspar Marcos stepped off the 720 bus into early-morning darkness in MacArthur Park after the end of an eight-hour shift of scrubbing dishes in a Westwood.



LA Jr. High Shooting: Girl Claims Gun Went Off In Her Backpack  Patch.com

Jr. High Shooting: Girl Claims Gun Went Off In Bag - Los Angeles, CA - Two kids were shot in a Salvador Castro Middle School classroom, and police arrested a ...



The pros and cons of LAUSD's plan to decentralize into 32 networks  89.3 KPCC

Yesterday, the LA Times reported that the LAUSD Schools chief Austin Beutner is looking at a plan that would decentralize the district by breaking it up into 32 ...



East L.A., 1968: 'Walkout!' The day high school students helped ignite the Chicano power movement  Los Angeles Times

In March 1968, thousands of students walked out of four Los Angeles high schools. Most were of Mexican descent; they marched for better teachers, better ...



School Shootings List in Twenty Years Since Columbine: 240 and Counting  Westword

Twenty years ago tomorrow, on April 20, 1999, two seniors at Columbine High School killed twelve students and a teacher before taking their own lives in an ...



The huge L.A. school construction project is done, so what does it add up to?  Los Angeles Times

Key figures and milestones in the L.A. school bond program, the nation's largest campus construction effort.



LAUSD sweetens its offer on teacher raises, continues to call for a new category in evaluations to identify highly effective educators  LA School Report

Updated Sept. 27: After today's first mediation session, LA Unified announced that the next session is set for Oct. 3. LA Unified sweetened its salary offer to the ...



A South LA high school's journey back from the brink  EdSource

Claudia Rojas had a regular routine she followed most days during the 2012-13 school year, the year she took a job as one of three principals at the newly ...



Los Angeles educators are honored with the first Sal Castro Award for continuing the legacy of the '68 East LA Walkouts  LA School Report

As LA Unified commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Walkouts, the district honored eleven educators who are continuing the legacy of Sal Castro, the social ...



With calls for ‘enough,’ thousands participate in student walkouts in LA to protest gun violence  LA Daily News

No more gun violence no more hate!” It was a chant heard from the steps of LA City Hall today. But it was in step with students from throughout Los Angeles and ...



Legislation Would End Oil and Gas Production In Most of California  California Globe

The “Keep it In the Ground,” anti-oil and gas industry movement is going after the industry with more legislation disguised to address health and local control ...



'Change must happen' — Austin Beutner is introduced as superintendent and vows to start with LAUSD's culture  LA School Report

Updated May 2 Austin Beutner is ready to make hard choices to bring about change. “It starts with culture. LA Unified has to become an institution that looks at ...



New LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner Pledges to Improve Academic Performance  KTLA Los Angeles

In his first news conference since being named to the post, new Los Angeles schools Supt. Austin Beutner on Wednesday acknowledged his lack of experience ...



“Strange Days”: A new sci fi novel and a metaphor for Echo Park gentrification  The Eastsider LA

Author Constantine Singer | Courtesy Constantine Singer.



Belmont High to name stadium in honor of former teacher  The Eastsider LA

By Becky Koppenhaver. Belmont High School alumni are raising money this summer to name the school's newly renovated stadium after a much-loved teacher ...



Student activists inherit the future of Los Angeles  Los Angeles Times

Students from many different schools within Los Angeles County gathered at City Hall to discuss problems in their communities and how to improve these ...



El Camino Real Charter High School Wins L.A. Academic Decathlon  KTLA Los Angeles

In something of an upset, El Camino Real Charter High School has won the 2018 Academic Decathlon for the Los Angeles Unified School District, officials ...



Bullet still lodged in boy's head after school shooting, teacher says  KPCC

A former teacher says a 12-year-old boy shot in a Los Angeles classroom when a gun accidentally went off in a classmate's backpack still has a bullet lodged in ...



A deep dive into how Los Angeles-area schools handle pools during the summer  LA School Report

Since it is still the lazy days of summer, we thought we'd dive into some refreshingly cool facts about swimming pools located at schools throughout Los Angeles.



How Silicon Valley became epicenter of college-entry cheating scandal  The Mercury News

They make their fortunes in Bay Area real estate and private equity. They dress up for big charity galas, own horses and Napa wineries. One is the wife of a ...



Los Angeles Chargers and USA Football Award NFL Foundation-Funded Grants to Local Youth and School-Based Football Programs  Chargers.com

USA Football, the sport's national governing body and a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee, and the Los Angeles Chargers recently awarded grants for new ...



Gun went off accidentally in 12-year-old girl's bag, injuring 2: Police  ABC News

Evidence supports that a shooting inside a Los Angeles middle school classroom Thursday was caused by a gun accidentally discharging in a 12-year-old girl's ...



Analysis: What should top Austin Beutner's to-do list  LA School Report

Austin Beutner takes over as Los Angeles schools chief a week from today. He was hired for bold action, and he's vowed to make hard choices. Here's where he ...



Eastside “Walkout Schools” placed on America’s list of most endangered historic places [updated]  The Eastsider LA

Five Eastside area campuses that were involved in the Chicano student walkouts of the late 1960s have been placed on this year's list of America's 11 Most ...



A declaration for a student's right to arts education  KPCC

When the enrollment numbers started rolling into a statewide arts education database last year, researchers were caught off guard. "We were struck by the ...



Opinion: Dear Democrats, Illegal Immigration is not a manufactured crisis  Los Angeles Times

Democrats and progressives alike have been calling illegal immigration a so-called "manufactured process." This is in response to the Trump's often explosive ...



Anti-LGBTQ hate group protest at Claremont High School  Los Angeles Times

On the crisp fall morning of Monday, Nov. 12, the quiet college town of Claremont, California laid silent. Well, almost. Although Claremont High School students ...



Student Walkouts Have Changed American History Before. Here's How  TIME

As adults in the United States government continue to debate how best to respond to February's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland ...



Alliance and other charter students untouched by graduation rate fears  LA School Report

Melissa Campos says senior year is a breeze for many of her friends and former teammates attending neighborhood high schools in Los Angeles Unified.



Pond Running Club gears up for National Junior Olympics  The Bakersfield Californian

Humberto Vargas remembers what it felt to be a state champion runner and a participant in the National Junior Olympics, coming in second place as a high ...



The Gangs of Echo Park Los Angeles Magazine  LA Magazine

Echo Park is a place where stops signs tagged “ExP” (Echo Park Locos) and “CRS” (The Crazys) share blocks with happy hour chalkboards hawking “PBR,” so ...



LA River High School hosts its Environmental Summit  Los Angeles Times

For the first time, students and staff welcomed an informative and important event on the school grounds of Sotomayor Center For Arts and Science on Saturday, ...



In Chinatown, Tony Young was an elder statesman. To the FBI, he was the boss of a notorious gang  Los Angeles Times

Tony Young was a respected community leader in Los Angeles' Chinatown when he was knifed to death earlier this year. But he was once known as a feared ...



Thousand Oaks faces sorrow: the Borderline Bar shooting  Los Angeles Times

Prior to November 7, Thousand Oaks held the reputation of being a safe and quiet community in the state of California. On November 7 at approximately 11:20 ...



California's Camp Fire destroys thousands of buildings, kills many  Los Angeles Times

In Butte County, Ca., a dangerous fire spread. The Camp Fire got its name from beginning along Camp Creek Road at 6:33 a.m. on Nov. 8. Since then, the fire ...



East L.A. Blowouts: Walking Out for Justice in the Classrooms  KCET

The 1968 East Los Angeles walkouts displayed the largest mobilization of Chicano youth leaders in Los Angeles history.



Tefere Gebre’s American journey: from refugee camp to labor leader  International Rescue Committee

Ethiopian refugee Tefere Gebre was just 15 years old when he arrived in the United States—starting over in a new world alone, without any family by his side.



Despite feeling 'defrauded' by the end of DACA, Dreamers refuse to return to their country of origin  LA School Report

DACA youth were “defrauded” by the government and were victims of their own success, a panel of experts, including DACA recipients, concluded at one of the ...



For these LA students, a ‘pop-up’ boutique turned this year’s prom night from long shot into reality  LA Daily News

Grey, raining skies on Wednesday, March 21, couldn't dampen the smiles of a hundred homeless high school seniors on a field trip like no other to a pop-up ...



Girl Arrested In Jr High Shooting| Worlds Creepiest Ad: LA Today  Patch.com

Girl Arrested In Middle School Shooting| Creepy Ad - Venice-Mar Vista, CA - Robert Wagner Is 'Person Of Interest' In Natalie Wood's Death| Bus Stop Ad Moves, ...



47 school districts in state of uncertainty  Los Angeles Times

Segregation into a chaotic special education classroom environment was not what they had been looking for. “[The school from our district of residence] never ...



Environmental Summit comes to LA River School  Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles River students celebrated Earth Day by having their First Annual Environmental Summit on the Sotomayor campus. On April 28, Los Angeles River ...



Parkland to Columbine School Shootings List  Westword

Reporters and anchors covering yesterday's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, frequently mentioned the disturbing ...



Sotomayor Wolves Soccer Team Win Semi Finals and Advance to the CIF Championship  Los Angeles Times

Sotomayor Wolves Soccer team played Fremont High School for the semi-finals in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Championship on February 27.



UC Berkeley requests letters of recommendation from applicants — and sparks a debate  Los Angeles Times

In a significant break from tradition, UC Berkeley will ask some freshman applicants to submit letters of recommendation from teachers and mentors this fall.



Database: How many children have experienced school shootings in America?  The Washington Post

The Washington Post has spent the past year determining how many children have been exposed to gun violence during school hours since the Columbine ...



Message to my next president  Los Angeles Times

While most students aren't eligible to vote this election, the issues affecting them are important and here to stay. What is the first issue students want the next ...



Secretary of State Alex Padilla involves school districts in pre-registration initiative with online toolkit  Los Angeles Times

In an effort to better reinforce the concept of pre-registering to vote, the secretary of state has launched an online Back-to-School Pre-Registration Toolkit, ...



Marachelian, Kolognomos Among Schiff Honorees as Women of the Year  Asbarez Armenian News

Vicky Marachelian and Medea Kolognomos were among 13 women honored by Rep. Adam Schiff during a luncheon in Echo Park on Thursday marking ...



Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Interview with California Secretary of State Alex Padilla  Los Angeles Times

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla talks with Richard Coca on his pre-registration initiative and High School Voter Education Week.



When will it stop? — Inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during the shooting  Los Angeles Times

My condolences are with the victims of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and their families. On February 14, the sounds of gunshots were heard all ...



Immigration & racial stereotypes  Los Angeles Times

What comes to mind when you hear the word 'immigrant'? For most people, it is a Mexican individual. Rarely do people think of the Dutch that come from the ...



CSUN Mourns the Loss of EOP Director José Luis Vargas  CSUN Today

José Luis Vargas '74 (Sociology), M.A.'75 (Educational Psychology and Counseling), the longtime director of the California State University, Northridge ...



Willa Kim, costumer of inspired whimsy, dies  SFGate

Willa Kim, the petite and unfailingly elegant theatrical costume designer whose exuberant, sometimes over-the-top designs brought her two Tony Awards and a ...



Anzen Hardware in Little Tokyo a Winning Institution  KCET

Nori Takatani has worked at Anzen Hardware in Little Tokyo since 1954, while maintaining a winning side-career as a boxing manager.



My first time at Couch-ella  Los Angeles Times

A surprise guest is welcomed to the stage. As the sounds of screams and cheers fill my ears, I wait expectantly to see the mystery star's face. Through a bouncing ...



Preservation organization names Ashley River Historic District a national treasure  Journalscene.com

The Ashley River Historic District has been named a National Treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.



Q&A with UC school expert: How to get into University of California  Los Angeles Times

The competition to get into University of California (UC) Schools is tougher than ever. UC Berkeley is the world's top public university according to the ARWU ...



The ultimate ghost town  Los Angeles Times

The City of Redlands is deemed to be one of the most haunted towns in America. From apparitions of a boy swinging on a swing at Mariposa Elementary School, ...



Male rape culture is our problem  Los Angeles Times

My favorite TV show is "Law & Order: SVU," and I've watched nearly all 18 seasons and come to realize that there are rarely any episodes that feature male ...



Murder flashbacks: The 'Night Stalker'  Los Angeles Times

Not too far from home and not too long ago, the “Night Stalker” committed several crimes in Southern California. Ricardo Leyva Munoz Ramirez, or Richard ...



Ethan Hirschberg  Los Angeles Times

Ethan Hirschberg is a teenager living in San Diego, CA. Ethan was diagnosed with high functioning Autism at age two and he is the founder/blogger of The ...



Join Us on a Journey of Discovery During CSArts-SGV's Debut of “Pippin”  Los Angeles Times

Even amidst the excitement of the holiday season and winter break, students of California School of the Arts-San Gabriel Valley (CSArts-SGV) are eager to ...



Anthony Gharib  Los Angeles Times

Anthony Gharib is a Student Journalist at Herbert Hoover High School in Glendale, CA. He is currently a junior, and sports editor and first junior Editor In Chief in ...



'Performing with the Pros' with David Burnham at CSArts-SGV  Los Angeles Times

For California School of the Arts-San Gabriel Valley's (CSArts-SGV)'s first “Performing with the Pros” event, students in grades seven to 11 from the Musical ...



Ontario boys soccer defeat Knight High School, 2-0, advance to second round of CIF SS Division III playoffs  Los Angeles Times

The Ontario High School Jaguars defeated the visiting Knight High School Hawks of Palmdale, Calif., in Wednesday's CIF Southern Section Division III playoff ...



The Latino Walk Of Fame  Los Angeles Times

It was a sunny day. The temperature was pleasant to go out and spend time outside. I decided to go to Whittier Boulevard because I heard about the Latino Walk ...



National Trust for Historic Preservation Names 2018's Most Endangered Historic Places in the U.S.  Architectural Record

Today, the nonprofit National Trust for Historic Preservation published its annual list of the most endangered historic places in the United States. Every year, the ...



Electric scooters: Part of the transportation solution or public nuisance?  Los Angeles Times

In Santa Monica's multi-modal community, city planners are interested in getting people out of their cars and onto bicycles and walking. But where do electric ...



March 31: US Student Walk Outs Against New Immigration Law  Bay Area Indymedia

A roundup of news reports on student opposition to H.R. 4437 (The Border Protection, Antiterrorism, and Illegal Immigration Control Act of 2005)



US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Still A Junior, Tia Jones Is In GOAT Territory  MileSplit

Who are the top 500 returning high school girls 100m hurdles this outdoor season?



US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Jamal Walton Leads The Pack With Top All-Time 400m Mark  MileSplit

Last spring at the Pan-American Junior Athletics Championships, Jamal Walton ran one of the top marks ever by a high school athlete. Walton threw down a ...



Murder flashbacks: Wineville Chicken Coop Murders  Los Angeles Times

The year is 1928, Southern California is growing due to agriculture and the rise of Hollywood. Wineville, Calif. was once known exclusively for its grapes, until a ...



Escape from the city to these towns for the Fourth of July  USA TODAY

Where do city dwellers escape to for the Fourth of July? These are some of the most popular towns from major U.S. cities, according to Yelp.



Neighborhood Project: Angelino Heights  LAist

How does the idea of hilltop vistas, the quiet charm of tree-lined streets, and a quick and easy one mile trip on public transit to Downtown grab you? Well ...



Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay, Jennifer Lee and Mindy Kaling at the “A Wrinkle in Time” Press Conference  Los Angeles Times

"A Wrinkle in Time" is the latest film adaption of the book by the same name by Madeleine L'Engle, which was first published in 1962. On Feb. 25, a press ...



They're back! Girl Scout Cookies  Los Angeles Times

Girl Scout cookies are back! Go get your box of cookies!



Artist Jacinto Guevara Returns to Echo Park  Patch.com

Echo Park-Silver Lake, CA - Guevara returned to the area recently to paint scenes from the area where he grew up.



Grand Central Market: Showcasing LA's rich culinary culture  Los Angeles Times

On the Saturday that I was able to visit the Grand Central Market, its open air arcade was packed with people in search of a unique culinary experience: boy, did ...



Candy Cane Lane opens in El Segundo  Los Angeles Times

One of the highlights of living in El Segundo is the annual, 65-year-old tradition of Candy Cane Lane! So, get your gloves and hot chocolate ready, you're going ...



Prostitution in Ventura: not just in big cities and movies  Los Angeles Times

A few years ago, Ventura Police Department (VPD) received a call from a hotel in Ventura. The voice on the other line was a 17-year-old girl who was being ...



NSW Election 2019: Your last-minute guide to voting on Saturday  Daily Telegraph

Wondering how to vote, where to vote and - most importantly - which polling sites are offering a democracy sausage If so, heres your last-minute guide on what ...



“Eddie the Eagle” Q&A with Taron Egerton and Director Dexter Fletcher  Los Angeles Times

Moderator Scott Mantz, Taron Egerton and director Dexter Fletcher seen at Twentieth Century Fox Special Screening of “Eddie The Eagle” on Thursday, Jan.



Student Spotlight: Jordan Kessler  Los Angeles Times

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6LAMEiL_Os Jordan Kessler, senior class president and one of the Sept. Monarchs of the Month, has experienced all sides ...



Irwin Corey Begs for Money to Benefit Cuban Children - The New York Times  New York Times

At 97, the legendary comic Professor Irwin Corey regularly panhandles near the Queens-Midtown Tunnel for a charity that helps needy Cuban children.



Post-9/11 world: What caused the rise of superhero movies  Los Angeles Times

Superheroes have been household names since the birth of comic books in the 1930's. Entrenched in the Great Depression and on the cusp of another World ...



Full list of NSW school projects  dailytelegraph.com.au

Alex Avenue New Primary School. A new primary school for up to 1000 students. Alexandria Park Community School Stage 1 (previously announced).



“Adrenaline takes over” for Supermoto competitor Austin Pecoraro  Los Angeles Times

Since the age of five, senior Austin Pecoraro has been addicted to the thrill of riding motorcycles. During the summer of 2007, Pecoraro and his father discovered ...



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