Sexual Assault Allegations Levied at Santa Monica’s Crossroads School (Exclusive)

In a memo obtained by Los Angeles magazine, it was revealed that a female student claims she and 17 of her classmates were assaulted by a fellow student
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Former Miss California Carrie Prejean Is Now an Anti-Mask Mom with the Encinitas School Board in Her Sights

The defrocked former beauty queen was recorded in the midst of an anti-mask rant this week: ”The pandemic is over”
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Local Fashion Students Are Making Major Strides Toward Sustainability

As fashion houses like Hermès and Stella McCartney experiment with biomaterials, a local costume designer is giving students a jump on the future
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Exclusive: Cecily Myart-Cruz’s Hostile Takeover of L.A.’s Public Schools

The head of the L.A. teachers' union is ambitious, audacious, and uncompromising. But critics blast her as a demagogue whose gamesmanship during the pandemic took a toll on the kids she claims to fight for
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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