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November 17, 1999 | LOUIS SAHAGUN, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
No sooner had Marshall High School senior Kyu Lee ducked out of an ethics and career course a few minutes early than his classmates began hollering for justice. "They wanted consequences," said Maggie Lapre, who instructs the experimental "Life Skills for the 21st Century" course designed to teach students right from wrong. "So I asked Lee for an apology, an hour of detention and for him to meet with a counselor." At first, Lee protested: "What did I do wrong? I didn't hurt anybody."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 17, 1999 | LOUIS SAHAGUN, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
No sooner had Marshall High School senior Kyu Lee ducked out of an ethics and career course a few minutes early than his classmates began hollering for justice. "They wanted consequences," said Maggie Lapre, who instructs the experimental "Life Skills for the 21st Century" course designed to teach students right from wrong. "So I asked Lee for an apology, an hour of detention and for him to meet with a counselor." At first, Lee protested: "What did I do wrong? I didn't hurt anybody."
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August 31, 1997 | MELISSA HEALY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Citing a comprehensive education study showing mixed progress in student performance, President Clinton pressed Saturday for testing based on national standards and sought to blunt GOP opposition by proposing that a bipartisan panel of experts draft the exams. With the largest group of U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 3, 1999 | Associated Press
Students in thousands of schools may get unexpected extended winter vacations because their districts are not prepared for Y2K problems affecting heating, food service and teacher payrolls, the government says. An Education Department survey released last week said 36% of public elementary and secondary school districts are unprepared to fix date-sensitive computer systems.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 3, 1999 | Associated Press
Students in thousands of schools may get unexpected extended winter vacations because their districts are not prepared for Y2K problems affecting heating, food service and teacher payrolls, the government says. An Education Department survey released last week said 36% of public elementary and secondary school districts are unprepared to fix date-sensitive computer systems.
NEWS
August 31, 1997 | MELISSA HEALY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Citing a comprehensive education study showing mixed progress in student performance, President Clinton pressed Saturday for testing based on national standards and sought to blunt GOP opposition by proposing that a bipartisan panel of experts draft the exams. With the largest group of U.S.
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