Los Angeles Unified’s adult education program doesn't get much respect, and its funding is always in danger. But for the 70,000 students taking classes, it can mean a second chance at a new life. Also, why is LA getting rain now? Isn't summer just around the corner?
LAUSD’s barber training brings hope of a decent job and a good life
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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....
10 min, 36 sec
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. At her victory party, she advocated for Measure EE, a parcel tax measure on the...
6 min, 59 sec