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More Details on Beverly Hills High Principal's Lawsuit Against the District

More Details on Beverly Hills High Principal's Lawsuit Against the District

Carter Paysinger's lawsuit describes a racially motivated "campaign of abuse."
Beverly Hills High Principal Files Lawsuit, Alleges School Board Wants Him Out Because He's Black

Beverly Hills High Principal Files Lawsuit, Alleges School Board Wants Him Out Because He's Black

Carter Paysinger's lawsuit says a school board member told him he doesn't look like what a Beverly Hills High principal is supposed to look like.
California's Teachers' Tenure Laws Ruled Unconstitutional

California's Teachers' Tenure Laws Ruled Unconstitutional

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled that tenure laws put students at a disadvantage.
Local K-8 Deemed a 'Distinguished' School

Local K-8 Deemed a 'Distinguished' School

Hawthorne in Beverly Hills made the grade.
Beverly Hills High Heads to State Academic Decathlon

Beverly Hills High Heads to State Academic Decathlon

A total of 25 teams from Los Angeles County will compete.
Erin Brockovich Talks Environmental Activism with Kids at UCLA

Erin Brockovich Talks Environmental Activism with Kids at UCLA

Children have to "change their perception about how they see themselves," she says.
Three Beverly Hills Schools Using iPads

Three Beverly Hills Schools Using iPads

Horace Mann School is also beginning an iPad classroom integration, while Beverly Hills High School intends to launch its own pilot program.
Board of Education Approves Campus Safety Program

Board of Education Approves Campus Safety Program

Beverly Hills Unified School District employs new safety program with Evidence-Based, Inc., which includes six extensively-trained campus safety officers.
BHUSD Introduces Cutting-Edge STEM Curriculum

BHUSD Introduces Cutting-Edge STEM Curriculum

Each of Beverly Hills' four middle schools now has a STEM lab with 15 computers with 3D CAD software, specialty tables and stools, and kits to carry out hands-on activities and teacher train
High School PTSA Holds Junior Parent Breakfast

High School PTSA Holds Junior Parent Breakfast

Beverly Hills High School PTSA meets at Monsier Marcel to share "college journey" trips on helping their junior prepare for and visit colleges, among other upcoming obligations.
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
BHUSD Sells 2013 Bonds Successfully

BHUSD Sells 2013 Bonds Successfully

The Beverly Hills Unified School District achieves an interest rate of 5.01 percent, nearly one whole percentage point lower of the presumed rate for this sale.
Horace Mann School Holds Annual Book Fair

Horace Mann School Holds Annual Book Fair

Annual book fair is a big hit at Beverly Hills school.
Korean Barbecue Dominates Husky Fall Harvest Festival

Korean Barbecue Dominates Husky Fall Harvest Festival

The Horace Mann School PTA in Beverly Hills holds another successful community event with strong turnout.
How the Common Core Kills Cursive

How the Common Core Kills Cursive

As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.
California Eighth-Graders Improve Reading Scores but Still Lag Nationally

California Eighth-Graders Improve Reading Scores but Still Lag Nationally

National Assessment of Educational Progress ranks state students 36th in the U.S.