Millions of dollars in independent expenditures pushed spending in the primary race for three seats on the Los Angeles school board to record levels.
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March 06, 2013
February 25, 2013
The high-profile charter school leader is not only tackling school turnaround in New Orleans, he's pursuing a new, non-charter effort to provide better secondary school choices to middle class families in Los Angeles Unified.
February 13, 2013
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg sinks $1 million into an election that's a showdown between Supt. John Deasy and the United Teachers Los Angeles.
February 06, 2013
Investigators for the state Senate find that oversight of districts' use of federal and state meal subsidies is woefully inadequate.
January 25, 2013
The Los Angeles Police Department on Wednesday arrested a 57-year-old elementary school teacher accused of sexually abusing 20 children over the course of his 40-year-career, just a year after a similar case in Los Angeles.
August 15, 2012
Elementary school students who moved from overcrowded facilities showed academic growth, but that growth was not seen in high school students, according to a report from researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.
June 11, 2012
California has a 40-year-old state law that says pupil progress on state tests must be a part of evaluating teachers, but the district's teacher's union has opposed such moves.
February 17, 2012
A teacher accused of abusing his elementary school students has prompted a deeper investigation into how the district handles allegations of misconduct.
February 09, 2012
The superintendent of the country's second-largest school district said he wanted to bring in new staff members while the district and law enforcement officials conduct their investigations.
February 07, 2012
Current staff members at the school will be removed while the district and police investigate the charges against two teachers.