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This Is What Will Really Happen During the Teachers Strike

Essential answers for L.A. parents, students, and the community

The Cost of Considering College

We spoke with a University of California admissions officer, students, and consultants about expenses a high achiever can ring up before the first college tuition check is signed. Now add in at least a couple thousand to visit college campuses
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Work that Corps! The City’s Big Plans for Three New Grants

AmeriCorps is providing $4.4 million to bolster schools and create jobs

What We Know About the LAUSD Bomb Threat

All schools in the district will be closed today while the police department conducts an investigation

This Valley Middle School Has One of the Best Film Programs in the Country

It's giving bigger, older programs a run for their money

What Is the Future of Coffee? This Aficionado Intends to Find Out

CoffeeCon takes a closer look at everyone's favorite pick-me-up

Inside the Cutthroat Rivalry Between Two of L.A.’s Elite Preschools

Money. Gossip. Ambition. When the cofounders of Santa Monica’s Cassidy Preschool left to start a new school, things got ugly fast
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As January 10 Approaches, L.A. Teachers Explain Why They Support the Strike

An LAUSD veteran and a newbie to the profession describe packed classes and scant resources
John Deasy

The Takeover Artist

John Deasy is either visionary or delusional, a savior or a Soviet era-throwback. But as head of L.A.’s schools, he has one of the toughest jobs in America

Can C.L. Max Nikias Turn USC into the Stanford of Southern California?

The president of USC is on a six billion dollar mission