Education Headlines

  • LAUSD requiring ethnic studies for graduation

    By 2019, every Los Angeles Unified School District high school student will need to take a class in ethnic studies to graduate.

  • San Ysidro trustee-elect withdraws complaint

    A spat has ended amicably with a newly elected San Ysidro School District trustee withdrawing a request for a restraining order he filed against a board member who was a campaign opponent.

  • San Ysidro was offered solar settlement

    More than a year before the San Ysidro School District was issued a $12 million jury judgment, the company that filed a breach-of-contract lawsuit offered to the district’s lawyer to settle the case.

  • Charter schools break law by making parents volunteer, report says

    Scores of California charter schools require parents to volunteer as a condition for their child’s enrollment in violation of state law, according to a report by a civil rights organization.

  • Immigration order could mean more money for schools

    For public schools in this border region, educators hope immigration changes will curb the fear of deportation that many families face — something they say could assist districts financially, while also helping students emotionally.

  • Calaveras Unified eyes staff layoffs

    The Calaveras Unified School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday announced its decision to take school closures off the list of cuts for next school year, opting instead for staff layoffs.

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