Compton School District Hosts Black Student Achievement College and Career Conference

On Tuesday, January 24, Compton Unified School District hosted its First Annual Black Student Achievement College and Career Conference.  This monumental event, held at the Douglas F. Dollarhide Community Center, was planned, organized and executed by Dr. Shaunte Knox, CUSD director of Black Student Achievement. The conference was an overwhelming success.  Over 300 students participated from Compton High School, Dominguez High School, Centennial High School, Compton Early College High School and Enterprise Middle School.  More than 30 mentors and presenters attended and represented a wide range of career professions such as law enforcement, aerospace engineering, fire service, probation, law, education,

Compton Unified Board of Trustees Suspends In-Person Instruction in Response to Rising COVID Cases in LA County

CUSD Reaches an Agreement with Compton Education Association to Allow Teachers the Option of Providing Instruction from their Classroom or Primary Residence  Under guidance from the LA County Department of Public Health and in response to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases throughout the County, the Compton Unified School District Board of Trustees today announced that it will suspend all in person class instruction effective Tuesday, January 19,, 2021 through February 5, 2021. As a result, all Compton Unified Students will receive instruction entirely virtually. “This decision is one rooted in recognition that it is in the best interest of

Student Hygiene Means Student Success

With so much emphasis lately on test scores and teaching methods – it’s a good time to remind parents there’s still one strategy for student academic success that has never failed – simply making sure kids get to school.

Class-Action Settlement to Protect LAUSD and Compton Students from Being Assigned to `Fake’ Classes

The state Board of Education recently voted to approve a settlement in a class-action lawsuit brought on behalf of students who lost learning time because they were placed in so-called “fake” classes that lacked instructional value. Four schools in Los Angeles County — John C. Fremont, Thomas B. Jefferson and Susan Miller Dorsey high schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District and Compton High School in the Compton Unified School District – were named in Cruz v. State of California, along with two in Alameda County, where the suit was filed. Under the agreement, state education officials will provide

Compton School Community Walks for a Cure

It takes an army to fight a disease like breast cancer. That’s why hundreds of Compton Unified School District (CUSD) families, teachers, staff, and officials gathered at Greenleaf Parkway for the Fourth Annual Compton Walk for a Cure. The yearly event helps raise breast cancer awareness and provides the community with information on early detection and treatment. It is also an opportunity for survivors and their families to share their stories and pay tribute to those who have lost their lives to the disease. Walk for a Cure’s co-hosts included CUSD Board of Trustees Vice-President Satra Zurita, Board President Micah