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Golf tournament helps scholarship fund

The Pearl Foundation, an affiliate of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Theta Alpha Omega Chapter, which has been dedicated to providing scholarships to college-bound students since 1992, will hold its annual charity golf tournament Aug. 12 beginning at 11:30 a.m. at ...

Student loan deal passes Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate on Wednesday approved a bipartisan deal that ensures lower interest rates on loans for students heading to college this fall.

Forbes magazine names Pomona College as second top college in the nation

Forget Harvard and Yale — tiny Pomona College was named today the second-best college in the nation by Forbes magazine, behind only Stanford.

Senate rejects plan to roll back student loan rate hike

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Democratic measure to temporarily reverse the doubling of interest rates on millions of government-subsidized student loans fell short in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, but negotiations continue on a possible compromise to halt the increase.

Board of Supervisors support federal plan to invest $75 billion in early childhood education

The Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 today to support a federal plan to invest $75 billion in early childhood education.

IT training program offered

West Los Angeles College (WLAC) and PV JOBS have partnered to provide training, recruitment and job placement services to the long-term unemployed and military veterans to help them secure employment in the information technology industry.

Student loan interest rate doubles, but Senate vote could delay the increase

The student loan interest rate doubled this week for college students who plan to take out loans this fall.

California poised to take on Common Core Standards

During the 2014-15 school year, California public school students in grades three to 11 will face a new set of standardized tests aligned to a new educational standard called the Common Core State Standards.

Local school wins GRAMMY acknowledgement

Compton High School’s music program is one of the top six in the nation for 2013, according to a Grammy Signature Schools Enterprise Award the campus recently won.

LAUSD offers $17 million to settle Miramonte abuse lawsuits

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — The Los Angeles Unified School District offered $17 million today to settle lawsuits by about 40 students and their families alleging sexual abuse at Miramonte Elementary School.

LAUSD offers $17 million to settle Miramonte abuse lawsuits

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Unified School District offered $17 million today to...

LAUSD to hold special budget meeting June 4

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will hold a special meeting to review the...

Forum on Crenshaw High transformation features youth

More than 50 students, parents, teachers and community members turned out for a forum on the future of Crenshaw High, and the goal was to ensure that the concerns and voices of young people are heard and taken into consideration ...

Forum on Crenshaw High transformation features youth

More than 50 students, parents, teachers and community members turned out for a forum on...

Chatsworth, Irvine eighth-graders seek to advance in spelling bee

Rebecca Baron, an eighth-grader at Chatsworth Hills Academy, and Alan Chi, an eighth-grader at Sierra Vista Middle School in Irvine, are among the 281 students competing today in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md., which has incorporated ...