Education

Languages along with the world views they contain are dying out at an alarming rate. Sadly, this is by no means an accident, argues Lena Herzog.

from Scheer Intelligence

John Vandemoer, who pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy, will be the first to be sentenced in the scandal. Prosecutors are calling for a "meaningful" sentence to rebuild faith in the system.

from Morning Edition

Like more than a thousand other LA high schools, Roosevelt High School has a big, fancy prom at the end of the year.

You’re invited to the Roosevelt High School prom

Like more than a thousand other LA high schools, Roosevelt High School has a big, fancy prom at the end of the year.

from Greater LA

Remember the LA teachers strike?

Why LA is voting on Measure EE, the tax to support LAUSD

Remember the LA teachers strike?

from Greater LA

Every day, we write emails, text messages, Facebook rants, Instagram captions. Whether you like it or not, grammar matters.

The great Oxford comma debate and grammar rules you can ignore

Every day, we write emails, text messages, Facebook rants, Instagram captions. Whether you like it or not, grammar matters.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On Wednesday, three more parents pleaded guilty in the college admissions cheating scandal.

Scrutiny on college admissions process may make it tougher for students with learning disabilities

On Wednesday, three more parents pleaded guilty in the college admissions cheating scandal.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Statistics have shown that kids from wealthy families generally score much higher on standardized tests than kids from poorer families.

College Board considers a student's hardships on the SAT

Statistics have shown that kids from wealthy families generally score much higher on standardized tests than kids from poorer families.

from Greater LA

Like any daycare, Penny & Peggy Nairn’s 24 hour childcare and Early Education Center is full of toys and games and puzzles and paints.

When parents work the night shift, babies need a safe place to sleep

Like any daycare, Penny & Peggy Nairn’s 24 hour childcare and Early Education Center is full of toys and games and puzzles and paints.

from Greater LA

Billionaire Robert Smith pledged to pay off some $40 million in student loans for Morehouse College’s class of 2019, which includes nearly 400 students.

Can a billionaire solve the student debt crisis one loan at a time?

Billionaire Robert Smith pledged to pay off some $40 million in student loans for Morehouse College’s class of 2019, which includes nearly 400 students.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Jackie Goldberg won an open seat to the LA Unified School District school board this week.

The pros and cons of Measure EE, a parcel tax to fund schools

Jackie Goldberg won an open seat to the LA Unified School District school board this week.

from Greater LA

From the outside, the Abram Friedman Occupational Center is a case study in institutional drabness. The hulking, cube-shaped building on the ragged fringes of downtown L.A.

Adult education offers a ‘good life’ through barbershop training

From the outside, the Abram Friedman Occupational Center is a case study in institutional drabness. The hulking, cube-shaped building on the ragged fringes of downtown L.A.

from Greater LA

Jackie Goldberg is returning to the LAUSD school board after a major victory in Tuesday’s special election.

LAUSD school board member Jackie Goldberg on the budget, Beutner, and more power for principals

Jackie Goldberg is returning to the LAUSD school board after a major victory in Tuesday’s special election.

from KCRW Features

Fifty male students are accusing USC campus physician Dennis Kelly of harassment and sexual misconduct. The lawsuit began in February with six students.

50 men accuse USC doctor of sexual misconduct

Fifty male students are accusing USC campus physician Dennis Kelly of harassment and sexual misconduct. The lawsuit began in February with six students.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

I n the last two years, USC has been hit with scandal after scandal. The former medical school dean saw patients after smoking meth.

What should USC do about its Arnold Schwarzenegger Institute?

I n the last two years, USC has been hit with scandal after scandal. The former medical school dean saw patients after smoking meth.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In recent years, fewer college students have been choosing to major in the humanities.

A new program at UCSB brings students to the humanities

In recent years, fewer college students have been choosing to major in the humanities.

from The 805

There are a couple of TV shows right now that deal explicitly with teen sexuality: “Sex Education” and “Big Mouth” on Netflix, and Hulu’s “Pen15.”

Teen sexuality on TV: Lessons for parents

There are a couple of TV shows right now that deal explicitly with teen sexuality: “Sex Education” and “Big Mouth” on Netflix, and Hulu’s “Pen15.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California lawmakers are targeting Teach for America, which places young college graduates in struggling classrooms.

A push to ban Teach for America in California

California lawmakers are targeting Teach for America, which places young college graduates in struggling classrooms.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

High school seniors have five days to decide which college they want to attend in the fall. Cost is one big consideration for most of them.

UC Berkeley’s financial aid director says students shouldn’t fear loans

High school seniors have five days to decide which college they want to attend in the fall. Cost is one big consideration for most of them.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Inside a Los Angeles private school classroom, sophomores in an AP History class discussed the Mueller Report.

High school students use Mueller Report to understand history

Inside a Los Angeles private school classroom, sophomores in an AP History class discussed the Mueller Report.

from KCRW Features

Thirteen parents in the college admissions cheating scandal pled guilty on Monday, including actress Felicity Huffman.

Former college counselor on the college admissions cheating scandal

Thirteen parents in the college admissions cheating scandal pled guilty on Monday, including actress Felicity Huffman.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand