Education Headlines

  • Baldwin Park superintendent on leave of absence as school year starts

    Baldwin Park Unified is without a top official a couple weeks after the start of the school year, as the superintendent is on a leave of absence, district officials confirmed.

  • Long Beach Unified students head back to (hot) classrooms

    As students in the Long Beach Unified School District resumed classes Wednesday after a heat wave-filled summer, it is still unclear whether all school buildings will have adequate ventilation.

  • LAUSD board approves all-girls school funding

    The Los Angeles Unified school board approved $230,000 on Tuesday to convert a building on the Los Angeles High School campus into a science, technology, engineering and math academy for girls.

  • EdSource: New approach to teaching science gets test run

    Ten school districts across California are riding another wave of education reform that could significantly change how a core subject is taught throughout the state – the Next Generation Science Standards.

  • Three Golden Valley Unified trustees recalled

    Three Golden Valley Unified School District board members were ousted Tuesday in a recall election sparked by their decision earlier this year to fire the district superintendent.

  • Indian mascot names stir outrage, pride

    Winters High School is part of a national movement by schools to shed American Indian names, mascots and symbols that are increasingly regarded as racist and anachronistic, such as Indians, Braves, Chiefs and the inflammatory Redskins.

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