Just what California's ailing schools need....The ACLU filed a lawsuit in L.A Superior Court suing California for allowing school districts to charge for books and other educational supplies. The ACLU says these practices violate the clause of the California Constitution guaranteeing a free e ... More >>
State Sen. Gloria Romero.Los Angeles Unified School District President Monica Garcia and Vice-President Yolie Flores are backing California State Senator Gloria Romero in her bid to become the next state superintendent of public instruction.Romero, a hard-charging reformer from Los Angeles w ... More >>
Can a scrappy L.A. reformist beat a big union to become Supe of California's schools?
Responding to media questions about the swine flu epidemic, Dr. Mark Horton, the director of the California Department of Public Health, made several statements at a just-concluded teleconference. Shortly before Horton's Q&A, CDPH deputy director Dr. Gil Chavez announced that as of this afternoo ... More >>
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L.A. is a Wal-Mart town. Get used to it.
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