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New LAUSD Board Members Seated

Ref Rodriguez and Scott Mark Schmerelson joined the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education today, replacing Bennett Kayser and Tamar Galatzan, while... Read more »

LAUSD Approves Pink Slips

In the face of a nearly $160 million budget deficit, the Los Angeles Unified School District board authorizing layoff warning notices Tuesday for 609 employees,... Read more »

Judge Rules State is Failing Non-English Speaking Students

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday that the state is obligated to ensure that school districts follow state and federal laws and provide specialized... Read more »

Breaking News: Judge Rules Teacher Tenure Unconstitutional

In a major blow to teachers’ unions, a Los Angeles judge ruled today that state laws governing teacher tenure are unconstitutional, saying students and teachers... Read more »

Multicultural Coalition Takes on Inequities in California Schools

New America Media – As new data on California’s educational inequities mounts, a statewide multicultural coalition is forming to push for legislation that would... Read more »

CSULA, ELAC, Garfield High Partnership Targets East L.A. Students for College Pathway

An initiative aimed at encouraging more students from the East Los Angeles area to pursue a college degree by guaranteeing them admission to Cal State Los Angeles... Read more »

L.A. Unified Makes Gains in Graduation Rates

The dropout rate among Los Angeles Unified School District students in the high school class of 2012-13 dipped by 3 percent compared to the previous year, while... Read more »

Report: CA Kids Face Troubling Racial Inequity

California’s African-American, Latino and American Indian children lag far behind white and Asian kids when it comes to access to health and education opportunities.... Read more »

Expanding Opportunities for CA Students

California lawmakers are considering two different proposals to increase educational opportunities for California students from the youngest to the oldest. One bill,... Read more »

Activists Demand LAUSD Support Schools in Low-Income Communities

Education activists delivered on Tuesday more than 5,000 petitions to the Los Angeles Unified School District board of education demanding $1 billion in state funding... Read more »

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