"The Intern Project is a great way we can build internship opportunities by placing the young people
who will be the workforce of tomorrow, making sure they aren’t caught in a cycle of poverty."
Faced with a shocking case of a teacher accused of playing classroom sex games with children for years at Miramonte Elementary, Los Angeles schools Superintendent John Deasy delivered another jolt: He removed the school's entire staff — from custodians to the principal — to smash what he called a "culture of silence." Click here to read more.
The Los Angeles Fund for Public Education challenges the wealthy in L.A. to remember how wealth is built," says Mayor Villaraigosa of the nonprofit devoted to improving the L.A. Unified School District. "Education is a major part of the economic ladder." Click here to read more.