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Without More Effective Leadership, LA Unified Will Continue to Flounder
For the past year, here in California and across the country, robust policy debates about charter schools and their future have taken center stage.
BC Summer Camps Introduce STEM in Creative Ways for Middle, High Schoolers
For the past two weeks a group of eight high schoolers have worked side-by-side with Klint Rigby, BC industrial technology department chair and professor, to create a three-string guitar as part of the college's Summer STEM Camps program.
California Finally to Move Ahead With "Cradle to Career" Data System
The marching order for what Newsom is calling a Cradle to Career Data System is included in a lengthy bill elaborating on the 2019-20 state budget for education.
As College Enrollment Falls, Recruiters Descend on a State That Still Has Lots of Applicants
Busloads of boisterous high school students from across the Los Angeles basin poured into the Pasadena Convention Center, where colleges from around the world were poised to pitch them.
Five Takeaways From the "Building the Workforce of the Future" Symposium
At a time when the United States is experiencing one of the longest periods of economic expansion in decades, the job market is changing rapidly—leaving many Americans behind.
High School Students on the Cutting Edge of Biomedical Engineering
The 10th grade CTE Biotech class at Orthopaedic Medical Magnet High School is buzzing in anticipation.
Study of Los Angeles Schools Shows Only 2 in 10 Low-Income Black and Latino Students Are Enrolled at a School That’s Successfully Closing the Achievement Gap
L.A. Unified board members passed the 2019-20 budget and accountability plan last week—but not before acknowledging that they are “unintelligible” documents that provide little insight into specific program and funding changes as the nation’s second-largest school district looks to the next school year.
Petaluma Students Building Careers in Construction
Tommy Carpenter’s grandfather showed him a news article last year about a construction internship that could give him hands-on training, but at the time, he didn’t think much of it.
Pension Relief, Special Education Funding Highlight Gov. Newsom's Budget
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s first education budget, which the Legislature passed on Thursday, remains his budget.