An LAUSD Teacher Is Named National Teacher of the Year Finalist

Daniel Jocz's curriculum includes a more inclusive approach to history and an assist from Taylor Swift

LAUSD’s Graduation Requirements Are Failing

August 17 marks the beginning of the school year—and the end of a promise made to public school students more than a decade ago
Things To Do This Weekend

7 Awesome Things To Do This Weekend, 11/20

Pick up some handmade holiday decorations or check out an "instrument petting zoo"

Marian Wright Edelman Thinks America “Has Got to Come to Her Senses” About Guns

The President of the Children’s Defense Fund gave a standing O-worthy speech on the topic at last night’s Beat the Odds Awards

How to Get Into L.A.’s Magnet, Charter, and Private High Schools

Not interested in the neighborhood high? The basics of branching out

Stay the Course: Free Tips From College Consultants

What two experts tell clients about building a better transcript

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

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

The Ask Chris Guide to a Weird and Wonderful Weekend

Offerings range from a surrealist ball to doo-wop with Dick Van Dyke

Admission Accomplished: Words of Advice From College Students

What do (fairly) recent high schoolers have to say about making it into college? We sought the hard earned wisdom of our interns for tips for kids and parents alike