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  1. LA Jr. High Shooting: Girl Claims Gun Went Off In Her Backpack  Patch.com
  2. School shooting that injured four students now believed unintentional, police say; 12-year-old girl is booked  Los Angeles Times
  3. Los Angeles school shooting: Girl, 12, arrested in incident deemed accidental by police  KABC-TV
  4. 12-year-old girl arrested in connection with Southern California middle school shooting  East Bay Times
  5. 12-year-old in custody after 'accidental' school shooting: Police  ABC News
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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 ...



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 ...



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.



'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 ...



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

Author Constantine Singer | Courtesy Constantine Singer.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



The East LA blowouts of 1968, mapped  Curbed LA

Fifty years ago today, thousands of Mexican-American high school students in East Los Angeles and beyond began walking out of their classrooms or stayed ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



School shootings don’t need to be deadly to traumatize students and teachers  PBS NewsHour

While big, rampage-style school shootings get most of the attention in school safety debates, smaller incidents of gun violence in school can also traumatize ...



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.



Bullet still lodged in skull of boy shot in Westlake school shooting  KABC-TV

A boy shot in the head inside his Westlake school classroom nearly two weeks ago is out of the hospital but still has a bullet lodged in his skull.



The Real Cost of LA Ed: Three of the Most Expensive Schools in the US … Among Worst Performing  City Watch

EDUCATION POLITICS--Three of the nation's five most expensive schools are in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Each ranks among the lowest ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Recent Bill will ban plastic straws in some restaurants  Los Angeles Times

Governor Jerry Brown recently signed a bill into law that will ban sit-down restaurants from giving their customers plastic straws. The law will take effect on Jan.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Fort Lauderdale airport shooting - what we know  KABC-TV

Multiple people were killed and injured after a gunman opened fire at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Here's what we know so far.



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 ...



What makes USC Hybrid High different from 'traditional schools'?  Los Angeles Times

What's the first thought that comes to mind when you hear the name USC Hybrid? I think that most people would agree that “hybrid” sticks out the most.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



Erika Martinez  Los Angeles Times

Erika Martinez is a filmmaker and activist at Hoover High School in Glendale, CA. She serves as News Director of her school's broadcast program and was one ...



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?



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.



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 ...



Newport Beach Film Festival: A glimpse into Newport Beach film culture  Los Angeles Times

Every April, movie marquees across Orange County are seized by the Newport Beach Film Festival. The big, black block letters advertising the annual festival ...



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)



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, ...



What Metro and LA can learn from Singapore  Los Angeles Times

My mother and I, exhausted from a day full of plane rides, order a shuttle bus to our hotel in Little India. It's night; we step outside, we feel the 80-degree humid ...



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 ...



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 ...



California will legally recognize a third gender on IDs  Los Angeles Times

The Gender Recognition Act was signed into law on Oct. 15 by Governor Jerry Brown. The Gender Recognition Act will “make it easier for people to change their ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



They're back! Girl Scout Cookies  Los Angeles Times

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



“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.



Irwin Corey Begs for Money to Benefit Cuban Children  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 ...



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 ...



“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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