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Why attorneys for Southern California schools blame victims for their own sexual abuse, bullying

When lawyers representing Moreno Valley Unified School District argued that 13-year-old Diego Stolz and his family were partly to blame for his death at the hands of two bullies, it wasn’t the first time such an argument was used — and likely won’t be the last. “I think it’s a disgusting strategy,” said lawyer Morgan Stewart, whose Irvine firm has sued districts whose defense attorneys have responded by blaming his clients for their alleged abuse. “It bothers me at a core level.” Lewis Brisbois ...
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More Southern California kids are killing themselves during coronavirus pandemic

Melinda Robbins was driving home with her family in late August when she learned a former student had killed himself. “I cried all the way home,” the high school language arts teacher said. “His passing broke me.” In spring, the boy left her class at Lee Pollard High School in the Corona-Norco Unified School District and shifted to home schooling. “This is not the first student that I’ve lost in my career, and I hope and pray it will be the last,” Robbins said. More Southern California children ...
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LA, Orange County schools receive National Blue Ribbon honors

Nine schools in Los Angeles County and five in Orange County were named National Blue Ribbon Schools on Thursday, Sept. 24, an honor bestowed on campuses based on their overall academic achievement or success in closing achievement gaps among group of students. The U.S. Department of Education recognized nearly 370 schools nationally, including 36 in California. The honor “affirms the hard work of educators, families and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master ch...
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Why now is the time for schools to change how they teach about race and diversity

How will schools look on the other side of this, the largest social revolt in U.S. history that has laid bare disparities throughout American culture, from law enforcement and beyond? Should new classes be added, history and social studies texts augmented? Or, in this moment, can the whole system be rebuilt in the name of a new awareness, the sudden realization by the majority population that what we have been taught wasn’t always the full story — starting with the myth that the Americas were no...
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Orange County School of the Arts severs ties with Santa Ana Unified

The Orange County High School of the Arts will enter a new act, following a vote Wednesday, March 4 by the Orange County Department of Education to take the popular charter school under the county umbrella and grant it a five-year renewal. The vote was greeted with a standing ovation from some 150 parents and other school supporters who showed up at an Orange County Department of Education meeting in Costa Mesa. Many had become frustrated in recent months during a dispute between the school and ...
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Artificial turf fields are failing across Southern California, costing millions. Here’s why.

In 2010, the Chaffey Joint Union High School District joined a wave of cities and school districts around the country when it spent $1.8 million to install synthetic turf fields at four of its high schools. The benefits over natural turf were a big selling point: more durable, less maintenance and, perhaps most appealing in drought-prone California, no watering required. The Burbank High football field. (Photo by David Crane, Daily News/SCNG) Rubber pellets are so thick in some areas of t...
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High school ethnic studies would be required in California under Riverside lawmaker’s bill

A Riverside legislator’s bill seeks to make ethnic studies a high school graduation requirement in California The bill introduced by Assemblyman Jose Medina, D-Riverside, a former ethnic studies teacher, has passed the Assembly floor and moved to the state Senate. It would require the roughly 1.7 million public high schools students in the state take a semester of ethnic studies in order to graduate, beginning in the 2023-24 school year. “The history that students learn in school is typically na...
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