The Los Angeles Police Department has sent officers to Newtown, Connecticut in the wake of Friday's tragedy.
Assistant Chief Michel Moore told the Los Angeles Police Commission this week that the department, alongside L.A. Unified School District police, has sent a small contingent of officers to t ... More >>
While teachers in some inner-city schools struggle to get supplies for their students, sometimes buying books, paper and pens themselves, the pupils at tony Manhattan Beach Middle School will each get an iPad as part of the educational experience there this fall.
About 75 percent of the kids will b ... More >>
The L.A. Unified School District has reacted slowly and sometimes defensively to the horrific Miramonte Elementary School sex abuse scandal.
One of the stranger outcomes will be that fourth graders will no longer be blindfolded for an exercise designed to test and strengthen kids senses.
Of course ... More >>
Cooking with KidsAlright, kids, put down your pencils and pick up your spatulas. A new study in the latest issue of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found that the Cooking with Kids elementary school program is beneficial to young students. The program incorporates science, cul ... More >>
Ted SoquiAlice Callaghan of Las Familias del PuebloPrince William and his wife, Kate, are heading to Skid Row on Sunday to visit Inner-City Arts school, which is all fine and dandy. But we suggest the royal couple also hang out at Las Familias del Pueblo, the Skid Row childcare center with a ... More >>
Courtesy of Hollywood Arts CouncilKids from Project SOAR show their artwork
Up onstage in the Los Feliz Elementary School auditorium, a group of
third-graders literally runs through an improvisational acting exercise,
the instructor having directed them to scurry at each other from
opposin ... More >>
rawstory.comObama wants YOU to win the futureWe're no experts, but we think God might prefer that the Catholic children of Los Angeles get a little rest come June-time.
Nope. No luck for the weary. Cardinal Roger Mahoney tells City News Service today that "the elementary schools in the Archd ... More >>
In an effort to save California an estimated $700 million dollars in annual education spending, California legislators are considering changing the minimum kindergarten enrollment age from 4-years-old to 5.
The state Senate approved the bill by Sen. Joe Simitian on Wednesday on a 28-4 vote. ... More >>
Beavis.We're not sure what they're teaching kids down in Manhattan Beach, but they sure are smart. Take the case of 18-year-old Kevin Manuel Duron who, police allege, went to his local elementary school and tried to collect urine from boys in the bathroom there.
Police think that Duron, a re ... More >>
You gotta love the brilliant decision by the respected polling group, Public Policy Institute of California, to once again sneak in subtle test questions of California residents while asking them to opine on everything from whether we should borrow from the Lottery (voters say No) to whether Schwarz ... More >>