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  • Academic Decathlon’s winningest coach draws on years at Jewish camp

    By Eitan Arom

    March 9, 2016 | 12:19 pm

    In the small and insular world of U.S. Academic Decathlon, Mathew Arnold has led a dynasty comparable to the Los Angeles Lakers.

    A revolving group of students from Granada Hills Charter High School won four of the last five national championships, with Arnold leading them through...

  • Save the Academic Decathlon

    By Bill Boyarsky

    March 28, 2012 | 6:19 pm

    In a city where some of the very rich are willing to pay $1 billion-plus for the bankrupt Dodgers baseball team, why can’t anyone spare $500,000 to support an Academic Decathlon program that brings luster to the often criticized Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD)?