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  • LAUSD charter group gave food contract to an employee's firm

    LAUSD charter group gave food contract to an employee's firm
    A Los Angeles-based charter group awarded food-service contracts worth millions of dollars to a company partially owned by one of the schools' high-ranking employees, a state investigation has found.
  • Department of Education cracks down on Illinois for lack of science exam

    Department of Education cracks down on Illinois for lack of science exam
    In the latest controversy over state exams, Illinois is in hot water with the federal government for not administrating statewide science tests this school year. Failure to give the exams is a violation of the law, according to a stern letter from the...

    Chicago Public Schools proposes bare-bones capital budget

      Chicago Public Schools proposes bare-bones capital budget
    Citing its bleak finances, Chicago Public Schools on Friday unveiled a $160 million capital budget that officials said will largely cover only projects that are already underway and "the most pressing repairs and maintenance issues" at schools. The...

    Nearly 8% of Occidental College students surveyed report sexual assault

    Nearly 8% of Occidental College students surveyed report sexual assault
    Nearly 8% of Occidental College students who responded to a survey about sexual misconduct on campus reported that they had been sexually assaulted, according to the results released this week. About 630 undergraduates, 30% of the student body,...

    Data science class offers L.A. Unified students a new handle on math

    Data science class offers L.A. Unified students a new handle on math
    During first period at Francis Polytechnic High School in Sun Valley, Monica Casillas asked her students to line up in order by height so she could organize a human representation of a "box-and-whisker" plot. As they filed into place — most boys...