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Boys' basketball: Chino Hills to forfeit 11 games because of ineligible player

A spokeswoman for the Chino Valley Unified School District announced Thursday that the Chino Hills' basketball team will forfeit 11 games because of an ineligible player.

Hide Ya Kids: Two Teachers Busted Having Freaky Alcohol-Fueled Smash Sessions With High School Boys On Beach

Two Teachers Arrested For Having Sex With Students On Beach Two high school teachers with the Covina-Valley Unified School District have been arrested on suspicion of having sexual relations with students at the beach in San Clemente. Via LA Times

2 teachers accused of having sex with high-school students at beach

Two high school teachers with the Covina-Valley Unified School District have been arrested on suspicion of having sexual relations with students at the beach in San Clemente.

School Board Member in Chino Valley (California) Invokes Terrorist Attacks to Defend Prayers During Meetings

A couple of months ago, I posted about the Chino Valley Unified School District (in California), where Board of Education meetings resembled church services.That's not an exaggeration at all. Here's just a snippet of what a meeting looked like:... Show More Summary

Kenosha Teachers’ Union Recertifies Thanks to Legal Loophole

By Nick Novak, MacIver Institute The Kenosha Education Association (KEA) recertified as the Kenosha Unified School District's (KUSD) exclusive collective bargaining unit late last week thanks to a loophole in Wisconsin law.

Federal Review Blames Lack of Resources and Planning for L.A. Schools' Failed iPad Initiative

A recent study by the U.S. Department of Education has found the Los Angeles Unified School District's $1.3 billion "iPad-for-all" education initiative, announced in the summer of 2013, had been "plagued by lack of resources and inadequate...Show More Summary

LA Unified School District ‘iPad for every student’ plan doomed from the start, says federal review

A federal review of the Los Angeles Unified School District’s plan to give an iPad to every one of its 640,000 students concluded that it was plagued by problems right from the start, reports the LA Times. The report criticizes the scheme for unclear goals, use of school construction bonds to fund the scheme, failure to […]

Defunct LA Unified School District's 'iPad-for-all' plan botched from start, federal report says

According to a federal study, the Los Angeles Unified School District's $1.3 billion push to bring tech into the classroom was crippled early on by inadequate planning and and over-reliance on Apple's iPad.

Newswire: The Man tries to stop Arizona teacher from playing Rage Against The Machine in class

Departing Arizona state superintendent of public education John Huppenthal has sent a “notice of noncompliance” to the Tucson Unified School District for using Rage Against The Machine lyrics in class, which sounds like something the Man would do in a Rage Against The Machine song. Show More Summary

Ariz. School District Accused of Violating Ethnic Studies Ban

Citing a ban on ethnic studies, the head of Arizona public schools says the Tucson Unified School District is violating state law and risks losing funding because it offers such courses, the Associated Press reports.

Want to teach kids English? Then teach their parents.

To the editor: The Los Angeles Unified School District is trying to fix something it broke. ("California schools step up efforts to help 'long-term English learners,'" Dec. 17)

Largest School District In the U.S. Will Serve Antibiotic-Free Chicken

Children attending schools within the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), the largest school district in the nation, will soon be eating better meat.

90210's Way or the Highway: Beverly Hills School Board Commissioned High School Kids to Make Anti-Subway Propaganda

The Beverly Hills Unified School District has spent more than $3 million of school construction bond money fighting the Purple Line subway, which is already under construction just outside Beverly Hills city limits (between Western and La Cienega), and...

L.A. Unifed to ban the purchase of chicken treated with antibiotics

Aiming to bolster student health, Los Angeles Unified and five other major urban school districts announced plans Tuesday to ban the purchase of chickens that have been treated with antibiotics.

The case for requiring ethnic studies in high school

Last month the Los Angeles Unified School District school board decided to require that every high school student take an Ethnic Studies course. On Tuesday, Nov. 9, the San Francisco school board will vote on a similar proposal. Here’s a post making the case for why this is a good idea. It was written by […]

L.A. Unified to require ethnic studies for high school graduation

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Students in the Los Angeles Unified School District will be required for the first time to take ethnic studies classes as part of an effort to encourage stronger cultural understanding.

LAUSD will seek outside legal advice regarding FBI probe of iPads

The Los Angeles Unified School District will retain an outside law firm to provide advice on a FBI investigation of the system’s iPads-for-all program.

FBI at the door is just the latest bad news for L.A. school district

With three weeks left in December, I'm hesitant to jump the gun and suggest that we've seen the last of this year's troubles for the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Compton school board member ordered to stand trial on sex charge

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

A member of the Compton Unified School District board was ordered Thursday to stand trial in San Diego on a sex charge.

Two Women “Condemn” California School Board Trustees for Honoring Sikh Community

About a month ago, the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees (in California) passed a resolution honoring the large, growing Sikh population in their community:

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