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The Unique Disappointment of Being a High School Senior in 2020

According to one Westside charter school student, the pandemic hasn't just caused the cancelation of a slew of timeworn American rituals—it's complicated the Class of 2020's future
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California’s Next School Year Could Start in July, Gavin Newsom Says

Getting an early start on the 2020-2021 academic year could help make up for time students lost to school closures
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With LAUSD Schools Closed, the Superintendent’s Dealmaking Ability Is Being Put to the Test

Austin Beutner is getting education programs online and wireless internet access into students’ homes, but there are bumps aplenty
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LAUSD Schools Will Remain Closed Through at Least May 1

Superintendent Austin Beutner says, "I wish I could tell you it will all be back to normal sometime soon but it does not look like that will be the case"
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LAUSD Is Getting Some Help from PBS to Keep Kids Learning During the Shutdown

Half of LAUSD students do not have their own computer at home
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Why UCLA Grad Students Are Ready to Go on Strike

Inside the fight for COLA (a cost of living adjustment) for students who work as teaching assistants

As Coronavirus Spreads, L.A. College Students Are Faced with a Spring Break Dilemma

UCLA is advising students not to travel to places like China or Italy—and some universities are encouraging students not to travel at all
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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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USC Will Now Offer Free Tuition to Families with Incomes up to $80,000

The dramatic expansion of financial aid will go into effect this fall
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L.A.’s Influential Teachers Union Has Endorsed Bernie Sanders for President

They are the first teachers’ union in the nation to endorse a presidential candidate