It seems that Microsoft might have something to celebrate, according to a recent announcement made by the company. It turns out that Microsoft and the Los Angeles Unified School District have managed to come to an agreement in whichShow More Summary
The Los Angeles Unified School District, the second-largest school district in the U.S., has selected Office 365 as its faculty and staff email solution. The district chose Office 365 for its reliability, flexibility and security features,...Show More Summary
Last week’s testimony in the Vergara v. California trial raised many an eyebrow when Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Superintendent John E. Deasy testified on behalf of plaintiffs in a lawsuit whose defendants had originally included LAUSD.
"We believe that every single family and student has the right o a choice of a highly effective school in Los Angeles," said Los Angeles Unified School District superintendent John Deasy. Deasy spoke to supporters during a National School...Show More Summary
Despite open questions about the price the Los Angeles Unified School District is paying for iPads for its students – the total program is slated to cost $1 billion – LAUSD is shutting down its iPad watchdog committee. Board of Education...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Board of Education has voted to continue its efforts to provide every student and teacher in the L.A. Unified school district with a computer by approving a new $115-million proposal to distribute iPads to 38 more campuses. … Read more ›
But (maybe!) sometime tomorrow morning (probably in the 7 o’clock hour), coworker Joe and I are going to get airtime for about four minutes talking about what it takes to create a WAN for the Los Angeles Unified School District. It’s a “for the masses” piece, and the source interview was about an hour and…
By Stephen Ceasar, Los Angeles Times Scores of teachers protested Monday against the conditions under which the L.A. Unified School District handles teachers who are facing allegations of misconduct.
A 29-year-old man pleaded not guilty Friday to charges related to the rush hour shooting death of a Los Angeles Unified School District custodian, according to the L.A. County district attorney’s office. Kenneth Clay has been charged with one count of murder and one count of attempted murder in the Nov. Show More Summary
Remember that crazy billion-dollar scheme cooked up by LA to equip every public school student in the city with their very own iPad? When it was announced earlier this year, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) superintendent John Deasy described the plan in terms of economic justice. To him, iPads weren’t just overpriced gee-whiz toys, they were powerful tools...
Lest you think that the Los Angeles Unified School District is way out in left field to be buying iPads for its students, consider this: According to a new report in the publication Education Week, Apple has close to 94% of the school market for student tablets. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Unified School District has done the public, itself and, most of all, its students a grave disservice with the changing costs and information disseminated about the project to provide every pupil with an iPad. The loss of faith has been tremendous and might hurt the entire project in major ways. Show More Summary
Four years ago, the Los Angeles Unified School District embarked on a bold, perhaps reckless, program called Public School Choice to allow charter school operators and other community groups to compete for running many of its schools. Show More Summary
By Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times The Los Angeles Unified School District has lost a key round in a legal battle to keep the performance ratings of individual teachers confidential.
Deasy, LAUSD at a critical juncture LA Times: When John Deasy took the helm of Los Angeles Unified in 2011, he was backed by the school board, mayor and civic leaders in a bid to transform the nation's second-largest school district with bold measures to improve student performance. Show More Summary
The LA Times is reporting that the LA Unified School District program to equip every student with an iPad will cost $100 more per iPad than initially budgeted. The district reported in its latest budget for the iPad program that although it is eligible for the lower price it previously cited, the discount kicks in only […]
The Los Angeles Unified School District's $30 million program to outfit 47 campuses with iPads is running substantially richer than planned, with the system paying nearly $100 more per tablet than originally budgeted.
John Deasy, the superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District who has been at the center of a troubled $1 billion technology initiative, has told Board of Education members that he will soon resign just weeks after getting a one-year contract extension, the Los Angeles Times reported. Deasy has abruptly resigned from a schools […]
On Friday, “National Coming Out Day,” Los Angeles Unified School District teachers and staff members will be given rainbow “ally” badges to show that they support LGBT students as part of the "Out for Safe Schools" initiative. Supt.Show More Summary