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Los Angeles Will Soon Scrap Late Fees for Overdue Library Books

It’s part of an effort to make libraries more accessible for all Angelenos

9 Things to Do This Weekend That are Totally Worth Your Time, 8/25

From Sixteen Candles at the drive-in to Kendrick Lamar at FYF Fest, here’s how to make the most of your days off
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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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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

What Makes a School Dynamic

The best high schools don’t make it easy for students. They’re not supposed to. But they should make it educational and, above all, inspiring
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59 Percent of California Adults Under 40 Don’t Know How Many Jews Were Killed in the Holocaust

A new study finds Americans have significant gaps in knowledge about the Holocaust–and growing exposure to Holocaust denial theories and Nazi imagery
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If the Strike Goes Into a Second Week, Teachers Say They’re Ready

There are signs that a deal could be struck, but the union won't back down
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Little Steven Van Zandt Joined the L.A. Teachers Strike Wednesday Morning

The E Street Band legend and Sopranos star demonstrated in solidarity with L.A. educators

A New L.A. Festival Celebrates the Art of Blacksmithing

Adam’s Forge needs a permanent space—that’s where you come in
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A Racist Promposal at an East L.A. High School Is Part of a Gross Trend

An East Los Angeles high school student's racist poster is one of many reported recently