Sports teams in the Los Angeles Unified School District will be able to practice and play games on professional development days under a rule change approved earlier this week.
It's all too typical at the Los Angeles Unified School District: Leaders want to make a change to help the district's students, but instead of investigating costs, options and whether the change is even achievable or desirable, the board forges ahead. Only after it has committed itself do the very...
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
A class-action lawsuit alleges that the Compton Unified School District failed to help students who have suffered from violence and other trauma. [ more › ]
In what advocates are calling an historic ruling, a judge in Fresno County, California, ruled last week that a lawsuit against the Clovis Unified School District’s abstinence-focused sex education program was justified because it was...Show More Summary
In a groundbreaking effort to address a key underlying cause of poor academic performance, students who have suffered from violence and other trauma are suing the Compton Unified School District for allegedly failing to address their problems and provide an appropriate education, according to a...
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 2009, the Clovis Unified School District in California was teaching abstinence-only sex education. This actually went against state law that required public schools to "provide a pupil with the knowledge and skills necessary to protect...Show More Summary
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.
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,...
It’s much easier for members of the L.A. Unified school board sitting on the dais to pass stringent and unrealistic new standards than it is for teachers on the ground to carry them out. Case in point: the district’s requirement that all students take the full schedule of college-prep courses —...
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 […]
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.
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.
I’ve seen “Send to OneNote” as a print option for over a decade. But until just over a year ago, it meant nothing to me. That is when the school board approved funding for the Manteca Unified School District (MUSD) Going Digital initiative, a year-long process of taking our District 1-to-1. Show More Summary
An Arizona bus driver, who trapped a group of elementary students on a bus, has resigned. According to CBS News the driver from the Dysart Unified School District allegedly locked the kids inside of the bus because they were being too loud and misbehaving. Show More Summary
L.A. Unified Supt. Ramon C. Cortines has asked for a district review of food service contracts at one of the region's largest charter school organizations.
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.
Did u know? CPS schools outperform charters (% of kids in hi rated schools - via Chi unified acctabilty sys). #EWA15 pic.twitter.com/OUuLu4v0AU — Joe Siedlecki (@JoeatMSDF) April 17, 2015 Last week during #EWA15, MSDF's Joe Siedlecki...Show More Summary
Last year, I posted about the Chino Valley Unified School District (in California), where Board of Education meetings resembled church services.That's not an exaggeration at all. Here's just a snippet of what a meeting looked like: