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African American Family Day Promotes Academic Success
May 9, 2019
The L.A. Unified School District will host African American Family Day to help students and parents navigate the road to academic success. ... read more »
Closing the Opportunity and Achievement Gap for African American Students
April 26, 2019
The Los Angeles Unified Board of Education approved a resolution to help boost the academic achievement of African-American students. In Los Angeles Unified, black students as a subgroup and despite individual standouts, perform at the lowest levels when compared to their white, Asian-American and Latino classmates. ... read more »
LAUSD Superintendent, Michelle King, Passes At 57 
February 7, 2019
King is remembered by LAUSD and city officials for her commitment to youth and education.  ... read more »
Mission Accomplished! Day Six of the Teacher Strike Results in Historic Agreement for Public Education and the Community 
January 24, 2019
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) wrapped up day six of the teacher strike with a historic agreement that is said to change the future of public education.   ... read more »
Could the LAUSD Teacher Strike Be Coming to An End?
January 22, 2019
The second largest school district in the nation, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), wrapped up week one of the teacher strike with over 900 school sites in participation fighting for their rights as educators and the rights of their students. ... read more »
‘On Strike For Our Students’: LAUSD Teachers Send Message To Beutner With Historic March  
January 17, 2019
More than 50,000 Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) teachers, parents, and United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) members marched in front of the district’s headquarters on Monday, January 14 on day one of the strike, with their picket signs and bullhorns in hand in the rain, as they chanted, “Show me what democracy looks like, this is what democracy looks like!”   ... read more »
 LAUSD Superintendent Beutner Meets with Local Black Press to Push for Education Amid Talks of Teacher Strike   
January 10, 2019
Winter break is over and school is back in session but this time without teachers? On December 19, 2018, United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) announced that they would be going on strike on during the start of the 2019 school year if the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) superintendent Austin Beutner failed to adhere to the following demands... ... read more »
LAUSD Teachers Overwhelmingly Vote to Authorize Strike
September 6, 2018
The district has contended that the union's offer would increase the LAUSD's existing $500 million deficit in the current school year by another $813 million. It also claims the district's existing $1.2 billion reserve fund cannot be used to cover the union demands since it is already being used to offset the existing budget shortfall. ... read more »
Search for Schools Superintendent Still Underway
April 19, 2018
The district has been without a permanent superintendent since September, when Michelle King went on medical leave. King announced in January that she had cancer and would not return to the job. ... read more »
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