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‘Hard work’ pays off: LAUSD announces Academic Decathlon winners

LOS ANGELES – Highland Park’s Benjamin Franklin High School has won this year’s Los Angeles Unified School District Academic Decathlon, topping Grant High School, and will go on to compete in the statewide competition in March. It was a first-time win for Franklin’s eight-member team. The remaining top spots went to Grant, which took second place; Garfield High School, third; Bell High School, fourth; and North Hollywood High School, fifth. Franklin High and nine other top-scoring LAUSD schools ...
Tags: News, Education, California, Sacramento, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Grant High School, Grant, Marshall, Garcia, Torrance, Franklin, Van Nuys, Garfield High School

Student Voices: We shouldn’t eliminate gifted classrooms. We should make them equitable.

General education was not meeting Millan Philipose's learning needs. Now a student at Garfield High School, he didn't love school until he entered a gifted program, which he argues must be preserved for students like him.
Tags: News, Education, Local News, Northwest, Education Lab, Puget Sound, Garfield High School, Millan Philipose

New schools chief Beutner tours LAUSD, from the Valley to East L.A.

Napa Elementary third-grader Christian Martin, 8, escorts new LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner and principal Brenda Fernandez on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, during Beutner’s whirlwind tour of LAUSD campuses that included this Northridge school. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) New LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner speaks to a Napa Elementary class at the Northridge campus during his tour of LAUSD schools on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Dai...
Tags: Politics, News, Education, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, SEIU, Times, Local News, Los Angeles Times, Northridge, Cox, Valley, Sun Valley, San Fernando Valley

State reopens investigation into Garfield guidance counselor

The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction says it has reopened its investigation into Garfield High School guidance counselor Ray Willis after learning new information about Willis' financial dealings.
Tags: News, Education, Local News, Garfield, Willis, Garfield High School, Ray Willis, Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction

Sal Castro fought for justice in education. 50 years after Walkouts, LAUSD honors teachers who live his legacy

By Esmeralda Fabián Romero, LA School Report As L.A. Unified commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Walkouts, the district honored 11 educators who are continuing the legacy of Sal Castro, the social studies teacher who guided 15,000 students who left their East Los Angeles classrooms on March 1, 1968, to fight for educational justice. The winners were selected from the Walkouts’ five “legacy schools” — Wilson, Garfield, Lincoln, Roosevelt, and Belmont high schools — and were honored with the ...
Tags: News, Education, La, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Ram, Lincoln, Lausd, Garfield, Castro, Belmont, Jos, Wilson, East Side, Sal

State drops probe into Garfield High counselor’s financial dealings

After thousands of pages of investigation into allegations of fraud, a Garfield High School guidance counselor remains on the job. Some parents say he used school connections to attract investors.
Tags: News, Education, Local News, Garfield, Garfield High School

In Seattle, teachers are going rogue just to take kids on a field trip

A famed sciences learning program at Seattle’s Garfield High School is still on, despite being canceled by the school district. That’s because it’s gone guerrilla and off the grid.
Tags: News, Education, Seattle, Local News, Garfield High School

Counselor at Seattle’s Garfield High School keeps job despite financial-fraud fine

A Seattle guidance counselor has been fined twice by state regulators for selling stocks without a broker’s license and misleading investors. But he continues to advise students at Garfield High School.
Tags: News, Education, Seattle, Local News, Garfield High School

Texas football player’s story prompts probe of Garfield High School recruitment

Seattle is investigating possible recruitment violations tied to the Garfield High School football team in light of allegations made by a youth from Texas who arrived in Seattle without any family here and played as a running back last season.
Tags: Texas, News, Education, Sports, Seattle, Local News, High School Sports, Garfield High School

Where blending honors and regular classes worked: New York educator to talk at Garfield High

One of the most vocal supporters of abolishing the divide between “honors” and “general education” students will speak at Garfield High School next week. Here, Carol Burris gives Education Lab a preview.
Tags: New York, News, Education, Local News, Education Lab, Garfield High School, Garfield High

‘Microcosm of the city’: Garfield High principal navigates racial divide

After leading Seattle’s storied Garfield High School for more than a decade, Principal Ted Howard is having a crisis of conscience, wondering if his hard line with youth of color is hurting the very students he most wants to help.
Tags: Education, Seattle, Local News, Education Lab, Garfield High School, Ted Howard, Garfield High

Students forced to step in where adults failed at Garfield High

Due to adults behaving badly, Garfield High School in Seattle hasn’t had a choir director for seven of the past 12 school months. So the kids started teaching the classes themselves.
Tags: Education, Seattle, Local News, Garfield High School, Garfield High

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