Education

Trojan Shelter is a new homeless shelter in LA, where college students receive three meals a day, peer-to-peer counseling, and assistance in finding permanent housing.

from Greater LA

Nine USC students have died since school started in late August. While campus officials haven’t disclosed the causes behind all of deaths, three have been attributed to suicide.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

San Diego State University has suspended all 14 fraternities on campus after a student died. Dylan Hernandez was 19 years old. He was pledging Phi Gamma Delta.

Frat life, drinking, and student deaths at SDSU

San Diego State University has suspended all 14 fraternities on campus after a student died. Dylan Hernandez was 19 years old. He was pledging Phi Gamma Delta.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Orange County’s Board of Education is trying to cut the district’s budget by about $170,000, which is less than 1% of the overall budget.

A fight over OC’s education budget

Orange County’s Board of Education is trying to cut the district’s budget by about $170,000, which is less than 1% of the overall budget.

from Greater LA

A recent conference on climate change focused on the ways teachers, scientists and activists can help the next generation shape a comprehensive approach to the fight against global warming.

Giving schools — and students — the tools they need in the fight to save the planet

A recent conference on climate change focused on the ways teachers, scientists and activists can help the next generation shape a comprehensive approach to the fight against global warming.

from NPR

It’s tough enough for journalists to cover the constantly evolving impeachment saga involving Ukraine, the Trump-Zelensky phone call, former Vice President Joe Biden and his son…

The tricky job of reporting politics and mass shootings to kids

It’s tough enough for journalists to cover the constantly evolving impeachment saga involving Ukraine, the Trump-Zelensky phone call, former Vice President Joe Biden and his son…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On the first Wednesday of each month, hundreds of students line up at Santa Barbara City College for free food. That’s a sign of how expensive college has gotten.

Students turn to food banks to minimize rising college costs

On the first Wednesday of each month, hundreds of students line up at Santa Barbara City College for free food. That’s a sign of how expensive college has gotten.

from KCRW Features

A new survey from Sesame Workshop suggests when it comes to talking with kids about things such as race, class and gender, parents have some work to do.

The things parents don't talk about with their kids ... but should

A new survey from Sesame Workshop suggests when it comes to talking with kids about things such as race, class and gender, parents have some work to do.

from NPR

Sassan Yousefi walks gingerly along the red brick and concrete floors of the USC Village, a single crutch under his left arm.   
  “You see my leg right there,” he says. “I was in a…

Iranian students are on edge after visas revoked

Sassan Yousefi walks gingerly along the red brick and concrete floors of the USC Village, a single crutch under his left arm.  “You see my leg right there,” he says. “I was in a…

from Greater LA

The    Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy    in Goleta recently received preliminary approval from the Santa Barbara Unified School District for a new $16 million addition.

A Goleta school gets $16 million to hook young engineers

The  Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy  in Goleta recently received preliminary approval from the Santa Barbara Unified School District for a new $16 million addition.

from KCRW Features

Gov. Gavin Newsom said the measure he signed is "the beginning of a national movement." It's also sure to irk the NCAA, which has banned athletes from hiring agents and signing endorsement deals.

California governor signs bill allowing college athletes to profit from endorsements

Gov. Gavin Newsom said the measure he signed is "the beginning of a national movement." It's also sure to irk the NCAA, which has banned athletes from hiring agents and signing endorsement deals.

from NPR

LA resident Kelly Lytle Hernandez is one of the newest winners of the MacArthur "Genius" grants.

LA MacArthur 'Genius' Kelly Lytle Hernandez takes on race and incarceration

LA resident Kelly Lytle Hernandez is one of the newest winners of the MacArthur "Genius" grants.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

What does it mean to be American?

How America's anxieties are mirrored in kids' schools

What does it mean to be American?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The TV and film star is the first parent to be sentenced in connection with the years-long, multimillion-dollar scheme. The case has resurfaced questions about college access, race and privilege.

Actress Felicity Huffman sentenced to 14 days in college admissions scandal

The TV and film star is the first parent to be sentenced in connection with the years-long, multimillion-dollar scheme. The case has resurfaced questions about college access, race and privilege.

from NPR

It’s been a year since Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg began her school strike on the steps of her country’s Parliament, in order to draw attention to climate change.

Teens take the lead on cleaning the planet. Will adults follow?

It’s been a year since Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg began her school strike on the steps of her country’s Parliament, in order to draw attention to climate change.

from Design and Architecture

Emails between USC's athletics department and admissions office were made public this week.

USC officials eyed prospective students with rich parents

Emails between USC's athletics department and admissions office were made public this week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Jocalyn Sanford grew up in Stockton, California, where she took AP classes in high school and was captain of her track team.

Low-income students turn to UCSB's Promise Scholars Program for success

Jocalyn Sanford grew up in Stockton, California, where she took AP classes in high school and was captain of her track team.

from Greater LA

The U.S.

Do women-only STEM programs discriminate against men?

The U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California is one of the few states that does not require school systems to provide buses for all kids to get to campuses. Thus, California is near the bottom in per-pupil bus riders.

Where did LA's school buses go?

California is one of the few states that does not require school systems to provide buses for all kids to get to campuses. Thus, California is near the bottom in per-pupil bus riders.

from Greater LA

It's the first day of school for tens of thousands of teachers and hundreds of thousands of students across the LA Unified School District.

Baldwin Hills Elementary on day 1: music, culture, and social justice

It's the first day of school for tens of thousands of teachers and hundreds of thousands of students across the LA Unified School District.

from Greater LA