Post Profile

L.A.-Area Schools Make The Grade With Filming Fees Worth $20 Million In Past 10 Years

EXCLUSIVE: Film and TV production in Los Angeles is paying big dividends for local schools. During the past 10 years, eight local school districts – including Los Angeles Unified and Long Beach Unified – have collected more than $20 million in location fees for campus filming activities. LAUSD officials say the money is used to supplement the cost of computer labs, art supplies, graduation
read more


Related Posts

L.A. Unified suspends commercial filming at schools

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now

The Los Angeles Unified School District has suspended commercial filming on campuses in the wake of broadcast reports by KNBC-TV Channel 4 into allegations that film shoots had disrupted classrooms and damaged school property.  One ...

L.A. Unified misused $158 million in student meal funds

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now

At least eight California school districts have misappropriated millions in funding intended to pay for meals for low-income students — the biggest culprit being the Los Angeles Unified School District, according to a state Senate w...

L.A. Unified's affordable housing units fill up, but not with teachers

Business & Finance : Money & Co

In the mid-2000s, in the midst of a housing boom, the Los Angeles Unified School District realized that skyrocketing rents were fueling teacher turnover. Nearly half of all new teachers in some neighborhoods were leaving the distric...

Long Beach schools remain open after emailed threat called 'non-credible'

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now

Schools in the Long Beach Unified School District remain open with increased police presence Thursday, after the district received a threat similar to the one that shut down the Los Angeles Unified School District earlier this week,...

L.A. School Board votes to loosen its chocolate milk ban

United States / Los Angeles : LA Times: Local

After a five-year drought, chocolate and strawberry milk are making their way back into public school lunchrooms in Los Angeles. With a vote of 6 to 1, the Los Angeles Unified School District Tuesday loosened a district-wide ban on ...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC