What does it mean to be American?
Sep. 17from 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.
Sep. 13from 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.
Sep. 10from Design and Architecture
Emails between USC's athletics department and admissions office were made public this week.
Sep. 4from 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.
Sep. 4from Greater LA
Aug. 21from 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.
Aug. 20from 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.
It's the first day of school at LAUSD, and teachers have a new contract that resulted from their six-day strike in January.
Aug. 20from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
If you’re a parent in LA, would it be helpful to you if you had a rating, like an Amazon or Yelp score, for a particular LA Unified school?
Aug. 14from Greater LA
"Her-story," "cis-hetero-patriarchy," and "Whiteness" (with a capital W) are terms included in a proposed ethnic studies curriculum that could become a graduation requirement for…
Aug. 13from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Sausalito is a wealthy liberal town north of the Golden Gate Bridge in Marin County.
Aug. 12from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The UC and Cal State System are facing big lawsuits over their handling of sexual assault cases.
Aug. 5from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
UC Berkeley is usually one of the highest ranked universities in the country.
Jul. 29from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Chinese professors and students in the U.S. are under more scrutiny these days as the Trump administration has intensified its surveillance of academia.
Jul. 22from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
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.
Jun. 28from 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.
Jun. 12from 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.
Jun. 5from Greater LA
Remember the LA teachers strike?
Jun. 3from Greater LA
Every day, we write emails, text messages, Facebook rants, Instagram captions. Whether you like it or not, grammar matters.
May. 27from Press Play with Madeleine Brand