Education Headlines

  • Stockton USD truancy force puts love in tough love

    One little girl had a lice infestation so severe, she’d gouged her scalp trying to relieve the maddening itch. Badly infected, she was ashamed to go to school and her family too ashamed to reach out for help.

  • John Green’s ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ banned in Riverside

    One of the most popular young adult novels of recent times has been banned in Riverside. The Riverside Unified School District has forbidden John Green’s “The Fault in Our Stars” in its middle school libraries.

  • LAUSD board to privately evaluate Superintendent John Deasy

    Los Angeles Unified School Board members will meet behind closed doors on Tuesday to discuss Superintendent John Deasy’s performance amid divisive contract negotiations with the teachers union and mounting scrutiny for his oversight of technology programs.

  • Civic and business leaders urge L.A. school board to keep Supt. Deasy

    Local business and civic leaders are calling on the Los Angeles Board of Education to retain Supt. John Deasy, hoping to head off potential action by a board majority that is unhappy with the head of the nation’s second-largest school system.

  • Manteca Unified on curriculum’s cutting edge

    Fast becoming one of the most tech-savvy districts in the state, Manteca Unified moved ahead this month on a plan to equip every one of its students in January with a tablet-style laptop as it moves into the second phase of its $30 million digital push.

  • Bassett Unified unveils new computer lab for video game design

    Bassett High School junior Isaaac Olguin taught himself to build a computer but now he hopes a new video game design class will help him better understand the intricacies of programming.

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