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An up and down week for L.A. Unified and charter schools

New classrooms under construction at a charter school in Pacoima mark a moment of truce — even mutual respect — in a hot and cold war between charters and the Los Angeles Unified School District. On Friday, people gathered to celebrate the innovative project at Vaughn Next Century Learning Center,...

An up and down week for L.A. Unified and charter schools

New classrooms under construction at a charter school in Pacoima mark a moment of truce — even mutual respect — in a hot and cold war between charters and the Los Angeles Unified School District. On Friday, people gathered to celebrate the innovative project at Vaughn Next Century Learning Center,...

America's Second-Largest School District Says No to McDonald's McTeacher's Nights

The Los Angeles Unified School District adopted a resolution to end the kid-targeted marketing of junk food. In a victory for public health, the board of the Los Angeles Unified School District, the second-largest school district in the country, adopted a resolution to end McDonald’s McTeacher’s Nights this April. Show More Summary

California and L.A. Unified graduation rates contine to increase

Los Angeles Unified School District’s high school graduation rate jumped almost five percentage points within a single year, the largest increase in recent history, according to new state data. The district hit a 77% graduation rate in 2015-16, up from 72.2% the year before, according to the California...

California and L.A. Unified graduation rates contine to increase

Los Angeles Unified School District’s high school graduation rate jumped almost five percentage points within a single year, the largest increase in recent history, according to new state data. The district hit a 77% graduation rate in 2015-16, up from 72.2% the year before, according to the California...

Group seeks processed meat ban for LA school meals

An advocacy group wants to ban the Los Angeles Unified School District from serving processed meat to students. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine says it filed a lawsuit Wednesday … Click to Continue »

Brickbat: Seeing White

3 weeks agoNews : Reason

The Los Angeles Unified School District has notified parents at Walter Reed Middle School it will face budget cuts because its student population is too white. Under a 1970s court order dealing with desegregation, schools that are less than 30 percent white get more funding. Officials say the school has been above that level for a couple of years.

L.A. Unified sues city housing authority over cost of lead, arsenic cleanup at Watts high school

Los Angeles Unified School District has spent more than $1 million in the last three years cleaning lead and arsenic from the soil at David Starr Jordan High School in Watts. Now the school district is suing the city’s housing authority to get those costs covered. The district says that the contamination...

L.A. Unified sues city housing authority over cost of lead, arsenic cleanup at Watts high school

Los Angeles Unified School District has spent more than $1 million in the last three years cleaning lead and arsenic from the soil at David Starr Jordan High School in Watts. Now the school district is suing the city’s housing authority to get those costs covered. The district says that the contamination...

South Gate teacher gets meningitis and dies, and parents worry about health risks

A teacher at Montara Avenue Elementary School in South Gate died last week after contracting meningitis, leading parents to worry about whether their children might have been exposed. The Los Angeles Unified School District issued a statement saying the Los Angeles County Public Health Department...

Towards a Gender Neutral Future in This Bonus Clip from Nat Geo's 'Gender Revolution'

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

The Los Angeles Unified School District began accommodating transgender students and upheld their right to access all school facilities 10 years before recent White House mandates.

Marshall High wins Super Quiz of Academic Decathlon

Before a cheering throng at a local campus gymnasium, a team from Marshall High School on Saturday won the Super Quiz portion of the Academic Decathlon for the Los Angeles Unified School District. The overall winner will be announced Friday. The Super Quiz is the one portion of the Academic Decathlon...

L.A. Unified faults costs of the independent monitor overseeing programs for disabled students

An independent monitor whom the Los Angeles Unified School District has to pay to watch over its programs for disabled students is under fire from the school district for alleged poor oversight of his own office, including the rising costs of two consultants, each earning more than $200,000 a year....

L.A. Unified CFO Reilly leaves for Santa Clara job

Los Angeles schools Chief Financial Officer Megan Reilly, who insisted for years that the school district must do more to confront a perilous financial future, is stepping down after a decade to accept a similar job with the Santa Clara County Office of Education.  Reilly’s salary in her new position...

School bus crushes parked car in South L.A.

One person was injured in a multi-vehicle crash Friday that ended with a Los Angeles Unified School District bus wedged on top of a parked car in South Los Angeles, authorities said.  The collision occurred just after 6:30 a.m. near the intersection of West 66th Street and Normandie Avenue. The...

L.A. school transportation employees fired, pressured to resign for alleged drinking, drug use

A Los Angeles Unified School District bus supervisor was fired and two assistant bus supervisors resigned after being accused of workplace drinking, drug possession and inappropriate behavior, some of it caught on camera, school officials disclosed this week. The district recommended the dismissal...

L.A. County board renews Magnolia charter schools

A little-known county board overruled its own staff and the powerful Los Angeles Unified School District this week to allow three embattled charter schools to remain open. The reprieve represents a full turnabout for Magnolia Public Schools, which faced the shutdown of its campuses after L.A. Unified...

A state fitness test suggests L.A. students have some more moving to do

How fit are the students of the Los Angeles Unified School District? According to a statewide test, not nearly as fit as they should be. L.A. Unified students at two of three tested grade levels performed a tad less well on the California Physical Fitness test last year than they did the year before. And...

Supt. Michelle King's strategic plan for LAUSD is chock-full of edu-speak, but short on specifics

It’s hard to imagine how a strategic plan for the nation’s second-largest school district could be much more uninspiring than the one presented by Supt. Michelle King. In fact, the blueprint for Los Angeles Unified she has offered left the school board so unimpressed that it is unclear whether...

L.A. Public Schools Set Up Hotline and Support Sites for Students Worried About Trump

The Los Angeles Unified School District has launched a hotline and opened up “extended support sites” for students who are worried about a Trump...

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