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Teacher sentenced to life in prison for killing his estranged wife

 A Los Angeles Unified School District teacher was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole plus three additional years Tuesday for stabbing his wife to death outside a West Hills home in 2013, according to the Los...Show More Summary

L.A. Unified after-school coach is suspected of molesting nine girls

A coach for a Los Angeles Unified School District after-school program was charged Friday with multiple felony counts of committing lewd acts on a child, the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said.

In L.A. Unified races, both union and charter school backers target iPads

Charter-school backers and the teachers union are on opposite sides in next week's Los Angeles school board elections. But both sides view the school district's ill-fated and expensive effort to provide iPads to all students as key to victory.

LAUSD shouldn't lower the bar for struggling students

2 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

To the editor: As a college instructor, I see firsthand the benefits that the Los Angeles Unified School District's college-preparatory curriculum provides graduates. I am saddened to learn that rather than going forward with a plan to require students to earn at least a C in all college-prep classes,...

A First in the History of Collective Bargaining

The Los Angeles Unified School District reached a tentative contract agreement with United Teachers Los Angeles. The union’s demands were often stated in public: “We are fighting for smaller class sizes, fully staffed schools, clean and safe schools, improved learning conditions, improved working conditions, and fair compensation. These issues are too important to give up […]

L.A. Unified teachers ratify three-year contract

2 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

An overwhelming majority of teachers union members voted to ratify a three-year contract with the Los Angeles Unified School District, the union announced Friday.

State auditor finds improvement in embattled charter school chain

2 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

A California state audit has found that a charter school organization accused of financial mismanagement by the Los Angeles Unified School District has improved its bottom line but still needs stronger controls over spending.

LAUSD coaches work for less than minimum wage, panel hears

After hearing an overview of the state of athletic programs in the Los Angeles Unified School District, audience members at a presentation to a Board of Education panel didn't know whether to laugh or cry.

Blame Sacramento, not LAUSD, for preschool cuts

To the editor: Sandy Banks' article about the woes of the preschool program in the Los Angeles Unified School District never hits on the fundamental reason that the school district is unable to fund it. ("L.A. Unified targets the wrong place to cut: preschool," April 21)

Senior L.A. Unified official will head Burbank school district

A senior Los Angeles school district official who is closely associated with that system's recent successes and failures will be the next leader of the Burbank Unified School District.

Los Angeles school district, teachers in tentative labor deal

last monthNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and the city's teachers union reached a tentative agreement on Friday night, the union said, averting a possible strike. The three-year agreement includes a 10 percent pay rise...Show More Summary

SEC probes bond disclosure in L.A. school district's failed iPad program - report

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has opened a probe into whether investors and other parties were properly informed about bonds being put towards the Los Angeles Unified School District's failed iPad program, a report said on Friday.

LA school district wants multimillion dollar refund for failed iPad program

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is demanding a multimillion dollar refund from Apple following a failed iPad program that was set to give more than 640,000 students a tablet for education. It is thought that the Board of Education is exploring … Read more ›

Just when you thought the failed LA schools iPad program couldn’t get any messier, it did …

We learned yesterday that the Los Angeles Unified School District may sue Apple for “millions of dollars” following the collapse of its plans to provide every student with an iPad. The mess eventually led to an FBI investigation and a federal review. The latest development, as ever reported by the LA Times, says that the program is now the […]

Students would benefit if L.A. Unified kept curriculum, Pearson exec says

A top official from Pearson said Thursday that students would benefit if the Los Angeles Unified School District continued to use its curriculum on iPads and other computers.

Pearson, not Apple, to blame for failed L.A. schools technology program

Though the Los Angeles Unified School District's demand for a multi-million dollar refund from Apple has grabbed headlines, the failure of the $1.3 billion program to create a new digital curriculum for Los Angles students appears to lie primarily with educational publishing company Pearson.

L.A. school district seeking refund from Apple over failed iPad program

The Los Angeles Unified School District is asking Apple to refund millions of dollars that the district spent on the now-defunct program that would have given iPads to students all around the district. The program was officially discontinued...Show More Summary

L.A. school district may seek millions in refunds for iPad curriculum

Nearly two years after equipping 47 schools with iPads, the Los Angeles Unified School District is thinking of pursuing refunds from Apple and Pearson.

LA schools want multi-million Apple refund after kids hack iPads

$1.3bn of locked-down Apple tech issued to school kids. Success was surely inevitable The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has informed Apple that it will not accept continued deliveries of iPads to students, and will be seeking a multi-million-dollar refund from the company.…

LA school district, shocked that iPad program didn’t magically fix everything, demands money back

The plan to outfit every student in the Los Angeles Unified school district with an iPad has come screeching to a halt — and the schools want their money back. LA Unified has requested a refund from Apple, the Los Angeles Times reports, because the Pearson-made software used to justify the iPad program was a bust. Show More Summary

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