Education Headlines

  • Inside Westminster’s La Quinta High School, the nation’s most Vietnamese American high school

    In the now 40-year story of Little Saigon, La Quinta High is a snapshot of the future, a place where cultures and demography blend to form a world that grandparents and even many parents might not recognize.

  • Former manager sues Vallecitos

    A tiny North County school district has become embroiled in a lawsuit with its former business manager, who alleges the superintendent failed to notify Rainbow parents for nearly a year that the district had slipped into program improvement.

  • Data science class offers L.A. Unified students a new handle on math

    Asking questions of data is the aim of a class being offered at 10 Los Angeles Unified School District high schools this year. The class gives students an alternative to traditional math; its curriculum is grounded in hands-on data collection, plus lessons in computer programming so students can get answers from data, a trade highly valued in many industries.

  • Leaders for teachers union try to stop LAUSD from laying off educators

    One week after negotiating a double digit pay raise that creates a $140 million deficit in Los Angeles Unified School District’s budget, the teachers union Monday rallied in support of 609 educators whose jobs would be eliminated.

  • Piedmont: School parcel tax rising 2%

    The Piedmont Unified School District Board of Education voted unanimously to levy the allowable 2 percent increase in school parcel taxes for the 2015-16 fiscal year.

  • Martinez: Las Juntas school will get its air conditioning

    Heeding the demands of parents, teachers and others who have asserted students attending all district schools have the right to learn in a comfortable environment, the Martinez Unified School District board voted unanimously Monday to provide air conditioning to both John Swett and Las Juntas elementary schools.

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