Former LA Unified Superintendent Michelle King dies at age 57

LOS ANGELES — Former Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Michelle King died Saturday at the age of 57, the district announced. On behalf of the entire @LASchools family, we are deeply saddened to share that our beloved former Superintendent, Dr. Michelle King, has passed away. Words cannot begin to describe the sorrow we feel, the love we shared with – and for – Dr. King… — L.A. Unified (@LASchools) February 3, 2019 “Words cann...
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How Asian Colleges are Different From American Colleges

If you're studying abroad in Asia, here's what you need to know. Asia is the largest continent on the planet, rich with different cultures and filled with more than four billion people. This, naturally, makes it an appealing study abroad destination. But obviously it's important to know the cultural differences and what to expect before going there. Because you will be studying on a college campus, whether through an international partnership of your school or through a faculty-led program, kno...
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Formal Looks Inspired by the 2019 SAG Awards

Dress just like your favorite celebs from the 2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards. Pacific Coast News This past Sunday, the Screen Actors Guild celebrated their 25th anniversary! The big event was held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA. Among the thirteen awards that were given out Sunday night, some of the big ones were Black Panther taking home the award for outstanding cast in a motion picture and Rami Malek for outstanding performance by a male actor for his role in Bohemian Rhapsody...
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Heroic Styles: Arrow

Channel your strongest, most badass self with outfits inspired by The Green Arrow. Over the past few weeks we’ve been getting fashion inspo from superheroes on screen. Earlier we covered The Flash and Supergirl. For this week’s Heroic Styles feature, I’m drawing inspiration from the hero that started it all, The Emerald Archer, Green Arrow. About Arrow Following the end of Smallville, in 2012 The CW greenlit a show based on DC Comics’ character The Green Arrow to fill the comic book hole in the...
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How the story of Pacoima’s ‘little school that could’ became the political fault line of public education

Some folks call Dr. Yvonne Chan the ‘charter matriarch.’ At age 73, 26 years after she founded the first charter school in Los Angeles, her reign along a six-block stretch of the East San Fernando Valley neighborhood of Pacoima is palpable. Chan is the founding principal of an empire of schools teaching 3,187 students from pre-K through 12th grade, the first independent charter school in the city. These days, she goes by the title “Chief Visionary Officer,” but she’s rarely without a jangling la...
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#3quotes from Illich

This is a continuation of my short blog series on 3 quotes from seminal education writers. Today, I feature the anarchist education theorist Ivan Illich.For many, Ivan Illich remains one of the sternest critics of compulsory mass education. His controversial volume Deschooling Society (1970) was a radical, neo-Marxist perspective on the control exerted upon society by oppressive education systems. It was also a progressive manifesto for change, where he espoused 'Learning Webs' (the title of Ch...
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