SolarCity and Temecula Valley Unified School District Announce Solar and Energy Storage Project Expected to Save the District Millions… Oct. 6, 2015 (Yahoo Finance) “SolarCity and Temecula Valley Unified School District (TVUSD) are together...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Unified School District has rehired an outside attorney it fired last fall after he said it was more dangerous for a teen to cross a street in traffic than to consent to sex with her teacher, district officials said Wednesday. The district announced last November that it would sever...
“Billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad's proposal to double the number of charter schools threatens the financial stability of the Los Angeles Unified School District, according to LAUSD's board president.” So opens a recent story from...Show More Summary
A prominent civil rights attorney known for suing the Los Angeles Unified School District on behalf of students who allege they were sexually abused was found in contempt of court Wednesday and ordered to spend a day in jail after a judge concluded he interfered with the mental health examination...
The LA Unified School District (LAUSD) will receive a settlement worth $4.2 million from Apple for the ill-fated program that aimed to put an iPad in the hands of 640,000 students in the city. Cupertino was supposed to earn $30 million from the $1.3 billion project, but it was apparently riddled with issues from the beginning. Show More Summary
Los Angeles school district officials are considering redoing a telephone survey after technical glitches complicated a weekend attempt to determine parents' and employees' opinions about the academic calendar.
Apple has reached an agreement with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to pay them $4.2 million over a failed program to put iPads in the hands of every student and teacher in the district. Specifically, the settlement is over the curriculum designed to be used with the iPads, which was barely used by educators. Show More Summary
Apple has agreed to repay $4.2M to settle a claim by the L.A. Unified School District over the disastrous attempt to put an iPad into the hands of every student, reports the Los Angeles Times. It was first reported back in April that the LAUSD might take legal action against Apple to recoup the money spent on iPads […]
The long-running disaster that was the L.A. Unified School District scheme to provide iPads to every student, teacher and campus administrator is apparently over — with Apple among the companies agreeing to pay out a $6.4 million settlement. Show More Summary
Apple is set to pay the Los Angeles Unified School District $4.2 million of a proposed $6.4 million settlement regarding a failed plan to provide the entire district with iPads, the Los Angeles Times reports. The remainder of the money will be made up by not paying for recently purchased Lenovo laptops. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Unified School District has reached a tentative $6.4-million settlement over Pearson educational software that it purchased but barely used. The deal is the latest fallout from an aborted plan to provide an iPad to every student, teacher and campus administrator in the nation's...
The Los Angeles Unified School District this week released an analysis of test scores showing that its magnet schools are outperforming charter schools. This comes as private foundations are proposing a huge expansion of charters in the city.
When it comes to handling sexual misconduct by teachers, the Los Angeles Unified School District loses even when it wins.
Hundreds of teachers from the L.A. Unified School District gathered in front of downtown's newest contemporary art museum on Sunday to protest the Broads' involvement in charter schools. [ more › ]
A confidential draft obtained by The Times seems to confirm earlier reports that the Broad Foundation is or was hoping to place half of the students in the Los Angeles Unified School District into charter schools over the next eight years.
To the editor: The Times' support for a large expansion of charter schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District is misguided. ("A charter school expansion," Editorial, Sept. 13)I spent four years with the district and three years working for many charter schools. What I saw as a charter school...
Sexual assault trial ruling: In the Sept. 17 California section, an article about a lawsuit brought by a student who alleges that the Los Angeles Unified School District was negligent in supervising a teacher who sexually assaulted her carried the headline "Court orders ex-L.A. teacher retried."...
The California Department of Education has tapped a San Francisco Bay Area superintendent to lead the financially troubled Inglewood Unified School District as it rounds its third year under state control.
A judge has ruled that the L.A. Unified School District can no longer argue that a student was partially to blame for her own sexual assault by her teacher. [ more › ]
The Los Angeles Unified School District cannot blame a 14-year-old girl for her own sexual assault or introduce evidence of her prior sexual history in a case involving her teacher, an appellate court ruled Wednesday.