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Grants to Provide Tens of Thousands for Advanced Learning

Grants to Provide Tens of Thousands for Advanced Learning

Los Angeles Unified is among the school districts that will receive grants so that high schools can provide advanced learning opportunities.
Lynwood School District Welcomes Members, Honors Those Leaving

Lynwood School District Welcomes Members, Honors Those Leaving

The Lynwood Unified School District will host its annual reorganization meeting tonight.
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.
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.
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 New Form Required to Avoid School Vaccinations

California Releases New 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.
Teachers File Lawsuit Against Local Fashion Institute

Teachers File Lawsuit Against Local Fashion Institute

Teachers file suit against area fashion school. Where you a student? What was your experience?
Today's College Grads Won't Be Able to Retire Until They're 73

Today's College Grads Won't Be Able to Retire Until They're 73

Student loan debt likely will force today's college grads to work longer.
Ontario Fury Score Impressive Win in Debut

Ontario Fury Score Impressive Win in Debut

The Fury, based in Ontario, is playing their first season. The team fields a professional and reserve team with players from all over Southern California.
Teachers, Students Earn Chance to See Where Their Food is Grown

Teachers, Students Earn Chance to See Where Their Food is Grown

Five Los Angeles Unified School District teachers and their students won field trips to farms where food served in cafeterias is grown,
Checking Your Teen’s Facebook For Cyberbullying Isn’t Enough

Checking Your Teen’s Facebook For Cyberbullying Isn’t Enough

Regular inspection of your child’s texts, Facebook and Twitter may not show whether they’re involved in cyberbullying.
Kids and Sleep: The Schedule Doesn’t Add Up

Kids and Sleep: The Schedule Doesn’t Add Up

To do everything you’re supposed to do, you’d need a time machine.
Parents on Homework Load: ‘This Is Not Sustainable’

Parents on Homework Load: ‘This Is Not Sustainable’

The debate over homework rages among American parents and educators, and many question its value altogether.