Investigators for the state Senate find that oversight of districts' use of federal and state meal subsidies is woefully inadequate.
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February 06, 2013
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.
October 11, 2011
The Los Angeles school district agrees to set up a new master plan for English-language learners and provide more resources for African-American students in resolving a civil rights investigation by the U.S. Department of Education.
July 19, 2011
Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley studied mobility trends among students and teachers and found that students are generally more likely to stay at a charter school than teachers are.
June 23, 2011
Los Angeles and Chicago are two districts where superintendents will be evaluated on whether students achieve certain academic measures.