Tag Archives: Los Angeles Unified School District

Parents who fight for better education

Parents of poor, at-risk students tend to get a pretty bad rep. I think one of the biggest misconceptions that people have about parents of students who attend struggling schools is that they don’t care about their children’s education and/or … Continue reading

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Coming Up on Education Inside Out

Greetings readers, old and new! I have a long list of topics I’ve been wanting to cover and will attempt to write about in the coming days – I’ve been busier lately and need to make a more concerted effort … Continue reading

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Keeping Schools Safe

Two students at Gardena High School in Los Angeles were wounded on Tuesday when a gun stored inside a classmate’s backpack went off during class. Both students are still alive and expected to recover, but obviously that doesn’t detract from … Continue reading

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Happy 2011 – what does it have in store for education?

Hello readers! My apologies for the recent lack of posts – December was, as you can understand, a busy time. Teachers don’t think too much about the change of the year since they are still in the same academic year, … Continue reading

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Ticketing for truancy?

Here’s a different approach to combating truancy: ticketing students who are caught out of school. The Los Angeles Times ran a story (http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2010/10/students-teachers-at-las-roosevelt-high-protest-truancy-ticketing-policy.html) last week about how students and teachers at L.A.’s Roosevelt High School protested the policy of issuing … Continue reading

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