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Vergara v CA: Local parents talk race in LA's classrooms

Photo by Derek Bruff via Flickr Creative Commons
| A new poll out this week from the Leadership Conference Education Fund reveals some troubling findings when it comes to schools and race.

LAUSD makes applying easier

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LA Unified is trying to boost enrollment, including a plan to unify and simplify the application process for parents trying to enroll their children in public schools, including charters and magnets.

#GoodSchools: KPCC listeners on what makes a good school

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LA parents and teachers weigh in on what elements are necessary for a school or school district to thrive.

7 things to know about homeschooling in California

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For some families and students, none of the school options out there fit. That's why some turn to homeschooling.

How funding factors in to what makes a good school

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Some schools have more money than others but does that make them better? What determines how much money a school gets and how the funds are spent?

9 things to know about private schools in LA

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Private schools (also called independent schools) generally fall into three types of educational philosophies: religious, traditional, or progressive.

Jay and Mark Duplass on what 'Togetherness' says about LA schools

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"Togetherness" focuses on L.A. parents Brett and Michelle. Dissatisfied with her school options, Michelle is inspired to join a group trying to start a charter school.

7 things to know about dual-language schools in LA

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Dual-language schools, also known as two-way immersion schools, are becoming a popular option for parents in Southern California.