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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 Chinese Cheating Ring at UCLA Reveals an Industry Devoted to Helping International Students Scam Grades

Operation TOEFL Recall was overshadowed by Operation Varsity Blues, but it’s just as scandalous
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Inside the Grand Task of Keeping the Colburn School’s 150-Plus Pianos in Tip-Top Shape

Neema Pazargad is a piano technician—but the gig is far from low key
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Charges of Anti-Semitism Further Mar an Already Ugly L.A. School Board Race

The ideological battle between charter school advocates and public school advocates is heating up in the West Valley
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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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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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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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Tuition at University of California Schools Is Going Up

A plan approved by the UC Board of Regents increases tuition and fees for incoming classes at a time when many say students can't handle the burden

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

How USC Became the Most Scandal-Plagued Campus in America

Once known as the University of Spoiled Children, USC has had a hard time growing up