Education

Governor Gavin Newsom made an unprecedented announcement last week when he said, “I would plan and assume that it's unlikely that many of these schools -- few, if any -- will open…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA’s public schools closed last Monday, and parents were initially told the closure would last two weeks.

from Greater LA

LA Unified School District’s 700,000 students are at home for the foreseeable future. Gino Campagna (aka Chef Gino) has been schooling kids in the kitchen for years.

Cooking with kids while holed up at home

LA Unified School District’s 700,000 students are at home for the foreseeable future. Gino Campagna (aka Chef Gino) has been schooling kids in the kitchen for years.

from Good Food

Physics teacher Brian Lopez says websites are available for kids to continue learning. He's using a platform called Schoology to assign and grade work, plus keep in touch with parents.

Gov. Newsom says schools will likely be out until the fall. LAUSD teachers scramble to adjust

Physics teacher Brian Lopez says websites are available for kids to continue learning. He's using a platform called Schoology to assign and grade work, plus keep in touch with parents.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“We’re trying to work towards a plan where we might be able to take care of children. We’re not there yet.

LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner on closed schools and taking care of kids amid coronavirus

“We’re trying to work towards a plan where we might be able to take care of children. We’re not there yet.

from Greater LA

LAUSD has shut down its schools for at least two weeks. Hundreds of thousands of kids are home now. What should parents do? We get advice from child health expert Dr.

Schools are closed, kids are at home. Here are resources and advice for parents amid coronavirus

LAUSD has shut down its schools for at least two weeks. Hundreds of thousands of kids are home now. What should parents do? We get advice from child health expert Dr.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LAUSD is closing its schools starting March 16 for at least two weeks. Students are still expected to study and do homework. The district's meal program will continue.

LAUSD closes schools due to coronavirus: What you need to know

LAUSD is closing its schools starting March 16 for at least two weeks. Students are still expected to study and do homework. The district's meal program will continue.

from KCRW Features

For some low-income students, school is the only place where they can get a full meal. But the coronavirus pandemic is leading public schools to close.

How coronavirus and school closures affect low-income students’ access to food

For some low-income students, school is the only place where they can get a full meal. But the coronavirus pandemic is leading public schools to close.

from Good Food

LAUSD is suspending classes as of March 16 for at least two weeks.

Mayor Garcetti on LAUSD closures and lack of national leadership on coronavirus

LAUSD is suspending classes as of March 16 for at least two weeks.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Public K-12 schools in L.A. are staying open, although large events are canceled, and anyone who's traveled abroad in the last two weeks may not come on-campus.

Coronavirus and kids: Keeping them safe, talking to them without raising alarm bells

Public K-12 schools in L.A. are staying open, although large events are canceled, and anyone who's traveled abroad in the last two weeks may not come on-campus.

from KCRW Features

Universities across the country have canceled classes because of the new coronavirus. In California, Stanford, USC and most of the UCs have moved online.

Universities move classes online to protect against coronavirus, but students are confused

Universities across the country have canceled classes because of the new coronavirus. In California, Stanford, USC and most of the UCs have moved online.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Many schools paused in-person classes after students or staff members tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Others say the cancellations are a precaution.

More than 20 colleges cancel in-person classes in response to coronavirus

Many schools paused in-person classes after students or staff members tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Others say the cancellations are a precaution.

from NPR

At UC Santa Cruz in December, hundreds of teachers assistants (TAs) were pushing for higher wages to keep up with inflation.

UC grad students demand cost-of-living adjustments. Will momentum grow?

At UC Santa Cruz in December, hundreds of teachers assistants (TAs) were pushing for higher wages to keep up with inflation.

from Greater LA

College students look to big tech as a destination to build their career.

Forget applying for jobs at Google, Facebook? College students stir up ‘techlash’

College students look to big tech as a destination to build their career.

from Greater LA

Thirty million children participate in the nation’s school lunch program. Jennifer E.

Low wages of cafeteria workers go hand in hand with quality of school lunches

Thirty million children participate in the nation’s school lunch program. Jennifer E.

from Good Food

Sex education isn’t just about putting condoms on bananas anymore.

Parents fight to censor California sex ed

Sex education isn’t just about putting condoms on bananas anymore.

from Greater LA

California’s progressive sex education upsets some parents, but students nationwide can find much more explicit content online.

Why social media became a home for sex ed

California’s progressive sex education upsets some parents, but students nationwide can find much more explicit content online.

from Greater LA

If you grew up in LA, you may have fond memories of LAUSD's coffee cake. We've got the original 1954 recipe for you here.

How LAUSD’s classic coffee cake evolved and led to love

If you grew up in LA, you may have fond memories of LAUSD's coffee cake. We've got the original 1954 recipe for you here.

from Greater LA

Journalist Peggy Orenstein spent two years talking with more than 100 young men ages 16-22 for her new book, “Boys & Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the…

Why we need to talk to boys about sex, porn, consent

Journalist Peggy Orenstein spent two years talking with more than 100 young men ages 16-22 for her new book, “Boys & Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s permanent home along Miracle Mile has a redesign in store. But it’s drawn criticism.

Art world is conflicted over LACMA’s redesign

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s permanent home along Miracle Mile has a redesign in store. But it’s drawn criticism.

from Greater LA