Paloma Esquivel Staff Writer
  • Los Angeles
  • LA Times

Paloma Esquivel is an education reporter for the Los Angeles Times.

28 Articles
about 1 month ago
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California test scores show deep pandemic drops; 2 in 3 students don't meet math standards

2022 California test scores show 84% of Black students and 79% of Latino and low-income students did not meet state m...

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about 1 month ago
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Test scores across U.S. reveal 'heartbreaking' pandemic setbacks, with math hit hard

Declines in math and reading scores on the 'nation's report card' were widespread, with about one in four eighth-grad...

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3 months ago
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Flash flood warning issued for San Bernardino County, parts of L.A. County

The National Weather Service warned of flash floods.

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3 months ago
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L.A. student test scores show deep pandemic setbacks with 72% not meeting math standards

The alarming dip in math proficiency and smaller declines in English in the last two pandemic-disrupted school years ...

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3 months ago
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Worst national reading and math scores in decades show large pandemic-fueled equity gaps

National assessments show that 9-year-olds suffered big drops in reading and math scores, with students who were alre...

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3 months ago
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Man arrested on suspicion of attempted sexual assault of a child at Riverside elementary school

A man who allegedly jumped a fence and entered a bathroom at McAuliffe Elementary School in Riverside was arrested on...

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4 months ago
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L.A. Unified officials knock on doors, urging chronically absent students to return

Nearly half of L.A. students were chronically absent last year. Educators say they must bring children back to class.

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9 months ago
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California voters strongly support mask and vaccine mandates in K-12 schools

The poll suggests broad public support for policies aimed at reducing the spread of the coronavirus in schools, even ...

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10 months ago
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Supt. Alberto Carvalho won high marks in Miami, but can he move L.A. Unified forward?

This week Supt. Alberto Carvalho took charge of Los Angeles Unified, the nation's second-largest school district. His...

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11 months ago
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California schools under intense strain, fighting to stay open during Omicron surge

Surging coronavirus cases among students and staff due to the Omicron variant have put schools under intense strain, ...

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11 months ago
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Omicron surge anxiety, absences and confusion mark first day new LAUSD semester

L.A. schools open amid omicron anxiety, absences, confusion

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11 months ago
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L.A. Unified students return in a pivotal test of district resolve to keep schools open

L.A. Unified students return to school amid Omicron

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