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If you are reading this between 8 a.m. and noon today, you probably are not an AP U.S. History student. But could you be? We’ll see. For just over three hours today, students who are attempting to earn Advanced Placement credit in U.S. History...
For many Americans, the holidays mean tipping. There are gifts for the newspaper carrier, the postal worker, the baby sitter. And now, here's a holiday tip for you — 10 facts a-leaping: 1 The nation's best tippers dine in New Orleans, leaving an...
Jesse L. Thomas, a Baltimore Colts defensive back in the 1950s who then spent four decades at Morgan State University, serving for several years as its head football coach, died of dementia complications May 16 at his Columbia home. He was 83. Born in...
Longtime Los Angeles Teachers Union leader A.J. Duffy has changed his mind. He’s fought against charter schools, but now he’s starting his own; he’s protected tenure but now wants it easier to fire bad teachers, even to limit the...
L.A. NOWSecurity was beefed up at Samuel Gompers Middle School in South Los Angeles Thursday after two boys pulled out a knife and gun during an argument in a 7th-grade class....
PIX11.com / @jamesfordtvA new list of academically troubled New York City schools is out, and while parents and students citywide are wondering what their school's fate is, the new list is hitting one neighborhood particularly hard. The building that houses Wadleigh High School...
Opinion L.A.Unions are the demise of the United States, if you’re to believe the bulk of the people who’ve been commenting on Anne Lamott’s Op-Ed, “Unions and America fit together like … Legos.” In her piece, she professes her ...
John H. Liechty Middle School opened in 2007 in Los Angeles' impoverished Westlake neighborhood with a seasoned principal, dozens of energetic young teachers and a mission to "reinvent education" in the nation's second-largest school district. The...
The state's largest teachers union Wednesday fired an early salvo in contract negotiations, serving notice that it wouldn't accept pay cuts easily and that it won't consider linking teacher evaluations to student test scores in the Los Angeles Unified...
The Daily MirrorLos Angeles Times file photo 1911: James B. McNamara’s defense team leaves the courthouse. At left, Samuel Gompers, famous head of the American Federation of Labor, is eating a snack and holding a cigar. The fellow on the right is defense attorney Joe...
Clout StUPDATED AT 7:57 p.m. with Chico defending union leader's "Judas" comment. Mayoral candidate Gery Chico today refused to backtrack under pressure over remarks at a union rally for Chico in which a labor boss called Rahm Emanuel a “Wall Street......
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