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George Clooney and Other Big Stars Launch a Film and TV Magnet School in L.A.

The Roybal School of Film and Television production will prepare a more diverse generation to work in the industry
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An Elite SoCal Boarding School Acknowledges Decades of Sex Abuse Allegations

Ojai's Thacher School commissioned a lengthy report on incidents of alleged rape, groping, and inappropriate remarks dating back to the 1980s
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In His Final State of the Schools Address, Austin Beutner Calls L.A. a ‘Model for the Nation’

The outgoing LAUSD superintendent took to the stage at the Hollywood Bowl to look back at the highlights of a rocky tenure
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LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner to Step Down in June

The surprise announcement comes as campuses reopen after 13 months of coronavirus closure

How L.A.’s Brentwood School Became a Battleground in the Culture Wars

A shift to a progressive curriculum has parents, faculty, and students at the elite private school locked in a furious ideological struggle that's tearing the campus apart
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One of My Kids Is Going Back to School. One Isn’t. Here’s How We Did the Math

As LAUSD schools prepare to reopen this week, a family reaches a split decision on in-person instruction
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A Second Group of LAUSD Parents File a Lawsuit for Schools to Fully Reopen

L.A. public schools are set to start a staggered reopening on April 12, but parents’ displeasure with the details of the plan has spawned a pair of lawsuits and plenty of protests
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A Montessori-Inspired Cooking School for Kids Is Coming to Century City

At Little Kitchen Academy, tiny toques as young as three get total independence—and wee chef jackets, individual ovens, and age-appropriate knives
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LAUSD Schools Are Coming Back—but Who’s Going and What Will Classes Look Like?

The nation’s second-largest school district wrestles with an enduring virus and parental worry
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LAUSD and Its Teachers Have Reached an Agreement on Returning to Campus

If ratified, large-scale on-campus education will resume in April