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Pico Rivera teacher who bashed military fired by school board, president says

A Pico Rivera teacher whose anti-military rant was caught on video and drew widespread condemnation has been terminated from his post, the school board president said. The El Rancho Unified School District voted unanimously Tuesday evening to fire Gregory Salcido, who taught history at his alma...

As a mega-landowner, L.A. Unified has lots to figure out, a new report says

The Los Angeles school system’s vast real estate holdings cost millions of dollars a year to maintain, but they also present an opportunity, according to a task force studying the district. Some properties could generate millions for the financially stretched district, concludes a report the task...

Student dies after collapsing during P.E. at an LAUSD middle school

A sixth-grader died Tuesday after collapsing during a physical education class at Dodson Middle School in Rancho Palos Verdes. School staff declined to answer questions about the incident, but the Los Angeles Unified School District released the text of a recorded message sent to parents. “The...

It Will Be a Busy Spring at UTLA

United Teachers Los Angeles spent the early months of 2018 promoting and then celebrating the ratification of their healthcare agreement with the Los Angeles Unified School District. But if school board members think this bought them some time and good will when it comes to contract negotiations, they should think again. Show More Summary

L.A. Unified rushed to rebuild cafeterias, then fought for years to recoup excess costs

For the Los Angeles Unified School District, the $37-million Cafe L.A. project at first seemed like a stunning success. In about 18 months, 64 school cafeterias had been gutted and transformed so that students could be served faster — with more time to eat and more healthy options to choose from....

El Camino Real Charter High School wins L.A. Academic Decathlon

In something of an upset, El Camino Real Charter High School has won the 2018 Academic Decathlon for the Los Angeles Unified School District, officials announced Sunday. Though El Camino, located in Woodland Hills, was clearly an academic powerhouse in this competition, the win ran counter to recent...

L.A. Unified once again embarks on a tough search for a new superintendent

Less than two years after members of the L.A. school board chose a superintendent from the district’s ranks, they now find themselves in search of a new one — and the task may be harder than ever. The nation’s second-largest school system has a dizzying array of problems, but the board is divided...

Public School Board Member Threatens Boss Of Woman Who Spoke Out Against School Book Banning

last monthIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The VC Star has a slightly bizarre article about a school board trustee of the Conejo Valley Unified School District (in Southern California) named Mike Dunn, who apparently was upset about a speech given by a mother at a board meeting. Show More Summary

Amid middle school shooting, a debate rages over random weapons searches at L.A. campuses

The shooting Thursday at a middle school in the Westlake area comes amid a debate in the Los Angeles Unified School District about the effectiveness and fairness of random searches for weapons on campuses. LAUSD is the only school district its size that requires every middle and high school campus...

2 injured, suspect arrested at Los Angeles school shooting

A suspect was arrested Thursday following a school shooting in Los Angeles, police said. There are two victims — one male and one female, the LA Unified School District told media. Two people were injured and one suspect was arrested...Show More Summary

Two senior L.A. school district officials resign amid sexual harassment allegations

Two senior administrators have resigned amid allegations that they tolerated a climate of sexual harassment in the procurement division of the Los Angeles Unified School District. They are George Silva, chief procurement officer, and Quinton Dean, deputy chief procurement officer, The Times has...

Agreement between unions and L.A. Unified preserves health benefits, but it won't fix financial woes

A tentative three-year agreement between the Los Angeles Unified School District and eight unions is good for the district’s 60,000 employees, at least in the short term. They hold onto the healthcare choices they have now without having to contribute to their costs. “After years of district threats...

Santa Monica school district's conflict of interest investigation leaves questions unanswered

An investigation by the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District found that a school board member voted to approve contracts with her husband’s consulting clients on at least nine separate occasions, according to a summary of the probe released Thursday night. The investigation also found that...

L.A. Unified approves a plan to reveal more information about its schools

If you are a parent considering one of two special academic programs at Hamilton High School in Palms, you face something of a challenge: The Los Angeles school district provides no data to the public that allows for a direct comparison — even though it has this data. On Tuesday, the Board of Education...

Griffin, Clippers help LA schoolchildren with vision issues

2 months agoBasketball / NBA : USAToday: NBA

Every student in the Los Angeles Unified School District who needs an eye exam and glasses will be getting them in a partnership with the L.A. Clippers Foundation        

Trans Student Wins $800K From School District Forbidding His Bathroom Rights

2 months agoLGBT / Gay :

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that Kenosha Unified School District had unconsitutionally and illegally singled out Whitaker.

Transgender Student Wins $800,000 From School District That Forbade Him to Use Bathroom of His Choice

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A Wisconsin school district is paying a transgender student $800,000 as a settlement for a discrimination lawsuit he filed. Ash Whitaker graduated from Tremper High School in June 2017, but he sued the Kenosha Unified School District...Show More Summary

Transgender student won $800,000 from school district

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A Wisconsin school district is paying a transgender student $800,000 as a settlement for a discrimination lawsuit he filed. Ash Whitaker graduated from Tremper High School in June 2017, but he sued the Kenosha Unified School District (KUSD) in July 2016 for banning him from the boys’ bathroom...

Wisconsin school district settles transgender student's suit

A Wisconsin school district has settled a discrimination lawsuit filed by a transgender high school student for $800,000. The Kenosha Unified School Board voted Tuesday night to settle with Ash … Click to Continue »

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