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Principal at Washington Elementary Heads out North for New Job

Principal at Washington Elementary Heads out North for New Job

Jacqueline O'Sullivan will take the helm at an elementary school in Calabasas.
Teachers as Super Heroes? Birney Parents Say Yes

Teachers as Super Heroes? Birney Parents Say Yes

(Too cute) PHOTOS: See how they decorated the classroom doors.
Solar System Almost Complete at Redondo Beach Unified

Solar System Almost Complete at Redondo Beach Unified

The $8 million project is expected to save up to $15 million in energy costs over the next 20 years, officials said.
Redondo Union Heads to State Academic Decathlon

Redondo Union Heads to State Academic Decathlon

A total of 25 teams from Los Angeles County will compete.
El Camino College Starts Construction on New Sports Complex

El Camino College Starts Construction on New Sports Complex

The new facilities will replace the stadium used for filming the 2005 remake of "The Longest Yard" and several other films.
Cal State L.A. Taps Redondo Beach Resident as New Associate V.P.

Cal State L.A. Taps Redondo Beach Resident as New Associate V.P.

Elena Stern will oversee the management of university relations and communications programs, as well as media relations, marketing and branding for the entire university.
UCLA Extension Now Offers Classes in South Bay

UCLA Extension Now Offers Classes in South Bay

El Camino College will host classes, starting at the end of this month.
2 More RBUSD Schools Nominated for Distinguished Honor

2 More RBUSD Schools Nominated for Distinguished Honor

Alta Vista and Jefferson elementaries are added to the list of eligible schools.
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.
Athlete Sues RBUSD Over Concussion Treatment

Athlete Sues RBUSD Over Concussion Treatment

Student Sarah Klahr maintains she was not given proper medical treatment for a concussion she suffered.
RBUSD Schools Nominated for Distinguished School Honor

RBUSD Schools Nominated for Distinguished School Honor

Recipients of the California Distinguished School honor will be named in March.
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 8th Graders Improve Reading Scores, Still Lag Nationally

California 8th Graders Improve Reading Scores, Still Lag Nationally

National Assessment of Educational Progress ranks state students 36th in the U.S.
Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

A big change is underway in the world of American education.
5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

A new study reveals that sexual violence among young Americans is a serious problem.
Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

One private company estimates it will be monitoring students’ tweets in over 3,000 schools by year’s end.
California Releases Form Required to Avoid School Vaccinations

California Releases Form Required to Avoid School Vaccinations

To exempt a child from required vaccinations, a parent and a doctor must sign the new Personal Belief Exemption form under a state law that takes effect Jan. 1.