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Want to teach kids English? Then teach their parents.

To the editor: The Los Angeles Unified School District is trying to fix something it broke. ("California schools step up efforts to help 'long-term English learners,'" Dec. 17)

Largest School District In the U.S. Will Serve Antibiotic-Free Chicken

Children attending schools within the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), the largest school district in the nation, will soon be eating better meat.

90210's Way or the Highway: Beverly Hills School Board Commissioned High School Kids to Make Anti-Subway Propaganda

The Beverly Hills Unified School District has spent more than $3 million of school construction bond money fighting the Purple Line subway, which is already under construction just outside Beverly Hills city limits (between Western and La Cienega), and...

L.A. Unifed to ban the purchase of chicken treated with antibiotics

Aiming to bolster student health, Los Angeles Unified and five other major urban school districts announced plans Tuesday to ban the purchase of chickens that have been treated with antibiotics.

The case for requiring ethnic studies in high school

Last month the Los Angeles Unified School District school board decided to require that every high school student take an Ethnic Studies course. On Tuesday, Nov. 9, the San Francisco school board will vote on a similar proposal. Here’s a post making the case for why this is a good idea. It was written by […]

L.A. Unified to require ethnic studies for high school graduation

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Students in the Los Angeles Unified School District will be required for the first time to take ethnic studies classes as part of an effort to encourage stronger cultural understanding.

LAUSD will seek outside legal advice regarding FBI probe of iPads

The Los Angeles Unified School District will retain an outside law firm to provide advice on a FBI investigation of the system’s iPads-for-all program.

FBI at the door is just the latest bad news for L.A. school district

With three weeks left in December, I'm hesitant to jump the gun and suggest that we've seen the last of this year's troubles for the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Compton school board member ordered to stand trial on sex charge

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

A member of the Compton Unified School District board was ordered Thursday to stand trial in San Diego on a sex charge.

Two Women “Condemn” California School Board Trustees for Honoring Sikh Community

About a month ago, the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees (in California) passed a resolution honoring the large, growing Sikh population in their community:

Teachers left out of the LAUSD iPad loop

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

To the editor: Whether former Los Angeles Unified School District Supt. John Deasy's iPad plan was criminal or just criminally stupid is irrelevant. He refused to listen to his most valuable asset: us teachers. ("FBI seizes LAUSD records related to troubled iPad program," Dec. 2)

Jury awards $50,000 to teacher accused of being drunk at school

An Orange County Superior Court jury awarded a former teacher $50,000 after ruling that the Laguna Beach Unified School District violated her privacy by allowing reports to spread that she had accused of coming to school drunk.

How L.A. Unified got its iPad contract

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Was the Los Angeles Unified School District's $1.3-billion iPads-for-all program handled properly?

Football: Dorsey principal offers statement on firing Paul Knox

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Reginald Sample, the principal of Dorsey High who told Paul Knox he would no longer be the football coach on Tuesday, issued a statement on Wednesday through the Los Angeles Unified School District's communications office saying he wanted Knox to stay involved with the school and the program.

LA Schools Will Pay $140 Million To Kids Forced To Eat Semen Cookies By Abusive Teacher

A group of 81 former students of third-grade teacher Mark Berndt have been awarded a $140 million settlement from the L.A. Unified School District over the fact that, yes, Berndt has a history reaching far back into his 30-year teaching...Show More Summary

Four reasons to be glad a federal grand jury is investigating L.A. Unified's iPads

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

There was a lot to dislike about the proposal to buy $500 million worth of iPads for Los Angeles Unified School District students (plus $800 million for the necessary broadband at schools): The price, the incomplete curriculum, the paucity of serious questions about whether all of these devices...

FBI Seizes Los Angeles Schools’ iPad Documents

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. attorney’s office subpoenaed the Los Angeles Unified School District for records pertaining to its $1 billion iPad project as part of a federal grand jury probe. A copy of the subpoena released Tuesday requests all documents related to proposals for the district’s cornerstone technology initiative, which has been plagued…

LA Unified School District under investigation for bungled iPad program

The Los Angeles Unified school district (LAUSD) may be in hot water over its failed iPad pilot project, reports the LA Times. A federal grand jury subpoenaed LAUSD documents relating to the bidding process for the US$1.3 billion initiative to equip f...

LA schools kill plan to buy 550,000 more iPads from Apple as FBI raids district offices

The Los Angeles Unified School District officially shelved a $1.3 billion program to buy an iPad for every student on the same day the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation raided its offices. The decision is a blow to Apple, which had hoped at one point the massive contract would be catalyst for its efforts to […]

LA schools' beleaguered, billion dollar iPad project under FBI investigation

LOS ANGELES — FBI agents seized 20 boxes of documents related to Los Angeles Unified School District's beleaguered $1 billion iPad project, officials confirmed Tuesday. Agents confiscated documents at the district's offices Monday regarding...Show More Summary

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