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What holds women back from the tech industry? Girls Who Code report assesses gender gap
The percentage of women and nonbinary people entering tech has dropped over the last 40 years, but the organization’s CEO still has reasons to hope.
A Pasadena school is the nation’s first named after Octavia Butler — and it’s her alma mater
The late science-fiction novelist hoped to broaden the horizons of Black children. Her former junior high has a STEAM focus and serves more than 90 percent students of color.
The 19th Explains: How two Supreme Court cases could end affirmative action in colleges
In oral arguments Monday, a student organization is challenging the admissions diversity policies at both private and public schools for the first time.
Ending DACA could mean direct consequences for women, teachers and students
An appeals court decision has imperiled the future of the program. If it ends, the education field could lose hundreds of teachers per month and affect students.
Students and scholars — from Tehran to Los Angeles — want justice after Mahsa Amini’s death
A 22-year-old Iranian woman was arrested for an alleged hijab violation. Three days later, she was dead – spurring the academic community in and outside the Islamic Republic to take action.
How to help L.A.’s most at-risk students, according to a new report
Access to mental health professionals, laundry machines and food pantries are some of the ways the district’s schools are helping families.
Burned out and priced out: L.A. teachers are struggling
A high cost-of-living, large class sizes and over-testing of students are just some of the reasons a new report indicates Los Angeles teachers are under stress.
The 19th Explains: Why the nursing shortage isn’t going away anytime soon
'You’ve got an aging population, combined with an aging workforce, combined with this pandemic,' one expert warned.
To contain monkeypox, colleges must step up outreach to LGBTQ+ students, experts say
Multiple colleges and universities have reported monkeypox cases, but the resources they have to fight the virus aren’t equal.