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Culver City school official issues warning on illicit drugs

Wave Staff and Wire Reports CULVER CITY — The drug overdose death of a 15-year-old student in Hollywood Sept. 13 prompted the Culver City Unified School...

LAUSD back on line after weekend cyberattack

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Unified School District experienced a “fairly normal school day” Sept. 6 following a weekend cyberattack on...

Westbrook Academy still accepting fall enrollment

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — With the start of the school year right around the corner, the Westbrook Academy, operated by the...

Activists fight ‘de-education of Black boys’

By Emilie St. John Contributing Writer It’s summer time when the minds of most people are far away from the classroom. But a group of Black educators...

South L.A. teen tech center to open June 2

Wave Wire Services SOUTH LOS ANGELES — A teen tech center slated to open next month will provide local youth with access to the latest...

Dre donates $10 million to new Compton High

By 2UrbanGirls Contributing Writer COMPTON — Legendary rapper Dr. Dre has donated $10 million to the Compton Unified School District for a performing arts center on...

LAUSD superintendent meets with City Council

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Unified School District's new Superintendent Alberto Carvalho has presented a 100-day plan to the City Council — saying it...

Pandemic had negative impact on minority students, report says

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Two years after the coronavirus pandemic led to school closures and remote learning, a new report says that...

Instead of acting, woman finds her way through tutoring

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — As a child, Angeles Echols-Brown dreamed of being an actress, conquering the silver screen and dazzling audiences from...

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