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State audit gives L.A. Unified better marks in handling abuse cases

Judging by the chorus of critics, the Los Angeles Unified School District does almost nothing right when it comes to allegations of teacher misconduct. And things never seem to improve.

Football: Four City Section teams to play at Coliseum on Sept. 26

The athletics office for the Los Angeles Unified School District has arranged for two games to be played at the Coliseum on Sept. 26 as part of the "Coliseum Gridiron Classic."

New report finds ongoing iPad and technology problems at L.A. Unified

Despite some progress, serious problems persist with technology in the Los Angeles Unified School District, including limited classroom use of iPads and other computers, ineffective support for teachers and partial access to the Internet, according to a new report.

L.A. Unified selects firm to search for new superintendent

The search for a new Los Angeles school district chief moved into the open Tuesday, but it's not clear how long the effort will remain public.

L.A. County prosecutors probe L.A. Unified's food services for possible violations

Prosecutors are reviewing the results of the L.A. Unified school district's confidential investigation into its food services division for possible  violations, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Monday.

Five LAUSD high schools are forced to replace melting all-weather fields

Five high schools that had all-weather sports fields installed by the Los Angeles Unified School District during the last five years are replacing the turf because of what a district official says are defective materials.

Venice receives award for its athletic training program

Venice High is one of the few schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District with regular access to a certified athletic trainer, and this week the school became the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers' Assn. Safe Sports School award.

Ashley Madison access banned on LAUSD equipment, district says

It's unclear whether the roughly 100 Los Angeles Unified School District email accounts found in the Ashley Madison breach prove that teachers, administrators and other district employees have been up to tawdry after-school activiti...

Facepalm: Nearly 100 LAUSD Emails Are On Ashley Madison

Dozens of Los Angeles Unified School District emails were used to set up accounts on the adultery website Ashley Madison, according to a report. [ more › ]

LAUSD reaches settlement in music teacher sex abuse case

The Los Angeles Unified School District has reached a settlement this week on several lawsuits filed by former students who claim they were sexually abused by a music teacher at Hamilton High School.

Jefferson High has smooth start after last year's chaos

Jose Lopez lost about 2 1/2 weeks of instruction last year because his Jefferson High School class schedule was filled with the wrong classes. He was among thousands with that problem across the Los Angeles Unified School District. The cause was a new but faulty student records system.

The state of LAUSD

It's the first day of school for close to 650,000 students in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Overall, L.A. Unified enrollment has decreased, but charter schools are growing. Almost three-fourths of L.A. Unified's students are Latino, but the same can't be said about their teachers. L.A....

Back-to-school style: If you wear a uniform, it's all about shoes and hair

Going back to school in the Los Angeles Unified School District starts early: Teachers, district officials, members of the media and students arrived at El Sereno Middle School before 5 a.m. Some woke as early as 3 a.m., and when they arrived, the only lights visible in front of the school were...

What Use Does the Los Angeles Unified School District Have for Military Grade Weapons?

On Thursday, July 30, 50 Black and Latino students wearing mock bullet proof vests with stickers that stated #StudentsAintBulletProof #End1033, from the Strategy Center's Fight for the Soul of the Cities, once again asked the Los Angeles...Show More Summary

Cortines calls for unity in annual L.A. school district address

In an upbeat back-to-school speech, Los Angeles Unified Supt. Ramon C. Cortines told administrators Tuesday that the key to boosting student achievement is collaboration and unity among district employees working with parents and students.

LAUSD food mismanagement: another crisis of integrity in government

To the editor: Whether it's the former city officials in Bell, people with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, members of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission, ex-L.A. Unified School District Supt. John Deasy's folly with iPads or, most recently, the resignation of the LAUSD...

Former L.A. teacher pleads no contest to child abuse against student

A former Los Angeles Unified School District teacher pleaded no contest Wednesday to one count of child abuse after he put a plastic bag over a 10-year-old student's head, authorities said.

Pick the right LAUSD supt. for the job, not the one everyone likes

To the editor: I hope the Los Angeles Unified School District's Board of Education does not spend too much time with a "lengthy process" just to appease myriad social groups when hiring a credible candidate for superintendent. ("L.A. Unified begins search for next long-term superintendent," Aug....

What LAUSD needs in its next superintendent

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The Los Angeles Unified School District has at most a year to replace Ramon C. Cortines as superintendent. This is a crucial time for the district, which has weathered many controversies in the last decade. It is also a crucial time for American public education, which has been under assault for...

Another One Bites The Dust! Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & LAUSD Pull Their Charity Golf Tournament From Donald Trump's Golf Course!

At this rate, it doesn't seem like Donald Trump's golf courses are going to see much action. That's because the Los Angeles Unified School District is the newest organization to pull a charity golf tournament from a Trump-affiliated course. [ Related: Donald Says Losing These Events Makes Him Richer ] ESPN and the PGA have also completely dropped [...]

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