Americans seeking cheap insurance on the Obamacare health exchanges may be in for sticker shock if they get sick next year, as consumers trade lower premiums for out-of-pocket costs that can top $6,000 a person.
Californians jolted by the mental image of children sharing lavatories and locker rooms with opposite-sex classmates are campaigning to repeal the nation’s first law requiring schools to accommodate transgender pupils.
The Los Angeles Unified School District, which is facing a bigger deficit than the city of Los Angeles, led issuers selling $445 million of Qualified School Construction Bonds this week, the most since the program began last year.
Seven Los Angeles public school teachers and aides have been charged with molesting more than 50 children in just over a year, though you’d hardly know it from the campaigns for next week’s municipal election.
Michael Strutt, superintendent of Butler, Pennsylvania, schools, took an extraordinary step last weekend to protect the district’s 7,500 children: securing a court order letting him place armed retired state troopers in every school.
As many as one in five U.S. charter schools should be shut down because of poor academic performance, according to a group representing states, districts and universities that grant them permission to operate.
SolarCity Corp., the developer of rooftop solar systems whose chairman is billionaire Elon Musk, is installing panels with 7.4 megawatts of capacity at 26 schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District.