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Educational Nonprofit Sends Youth Participants to College with $4 Million
August 4, 2022
Educational Nonprofit Sends Youth Participants to College with $4 Million in scholarship funds. The program, which serves 50 foster youth and low-income youth each year, guides these students in gaining access to post-secondary education with little to no student debt. ... read more »
The Person Has Been Rated RESILIENT
July 14, 2022
Resilient Walker is the title of all things – Dr. Shree Walker’s book, the name of her company, as well as the word’s the educator, motivational speaker, and CEO lives by. ... read more »
Children’s Book ‘Justice’ Addresses the Impact of Incarceration
June 16, 2022
Mass incarceration has been an issue that has plagued the Black community for decades. LAUSD psychiatric social worker and Dorsey alum Rasheeda Jones created the children’s book “Justice” to help youth cope with having a close loved one in incarceration. While she wrote the book to help youth deal with being impacted by the issue, it also helped her cope. ... read more »
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Thomas Jefferson High School Gets First Black Female Principal 
April 7, 2022
Thomas Jefferson High School is the fourth oldest high in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).  ... read more »
LAUSD Supt. Carvalho Issues 100-Day Plan to Expand High-Quality Academic Opportunities
March 3, 2022
Alberto Carvalho, the newly appointed L.A. Unified superintendent, released his 100-day plan to begin improving aspects of the nation’s largest school district and expand high-quality academic opportunities for students. ... read more »
LAUSD to Lift Outdoor Mask Mandate for Students, Staff Today
February 23, 2022
After initially resisting county guidance regarding mask-wearing outdoors, the Los Angeles Unified School District today dropped its COVID-19 mandate that students and staff wear face coverings while outside on campuses. ... read more »
Ensuring Black Student Excellence: LAUSD Must Recruit, Prepare and Retain Black Educators  
February 17, 2022
This week, the Los Angeles Unified School District board will consider the Black Student Excellence through Educator Diversity, Preparation, and Retention Resolution. ... read more »
Lawmakers Announces Bill to Get School Students Vaccinated Against COVID-19
January 27, 2022
A state lawmaker said he wants ensure that all school students in Los Angeles and throughout the state are vaccinated against COVID-19, and do to that, he announced a proposal today to eliminate personalbelief exemptions and expand upon a state vaccine mandate. ... read more »
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Parent Revolution Brings Focus to the Quality of Education in Underrepresented Communities
January 27, 2022
 The Parent Revolution is focused on the well-being of underrepresented families. Jay Artis- Wright is leading a “parent-organized” nonprofit, a collective community unified under the mission for change.  ... read more »
Remembering Miss Edna Hortense Smith’s 100-Year-Old Legacy
January 20, 2022
Edna Hortense Smith was born in Chipley, Florida on September 21, 1921, and celebrated her 100th birthday with her family and friends in Hawthorn, CA, where she was a resident.  ... read more »
Twenty LAUSD Law Enforcement Employees Sue Over Mandatory Vaccine Mandate
January 12, 2022
Twenty school law enforcement officers are suing Los Angeles Unified, alleging they were either wrongfully fired or face termination despite filing for exemptions to the district's mandatory employee coronavirus vaccination mandate. ... read more »
LAUSD Presents Young Women’s Leadership Conference
November 10, 2021
The Los Angeles Unified School District Student Empowerment Unit presents the 2021 Young Women's Leadership Conference on Saturday, November 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 pm. The virtual event is open to all LAUSD young ladies in grades 8th thru 12th, said Dr. Brenda Manuel, conference coordinator. ... read more »
LAPD Chief: Students Suspended Over Alleged Hamilton HS Sex Assault
October 27, 2021
Students who allegedly took part in or witnessed an alleged sexual assault in a Hamilton High School bathroom have been suspended while an investigation continues, Los Angeles Police Department Chief Michel Moore said today. ... read more »
LAUSD Enrollment Falls By 27,216 Students in 2021
September 28, 2021
The district has 439,013 students in preschool through 12th grade, compared to 466,229 last year at this time, according to the Los Angeles Times, which cited an annual count known as ``norm day,'' made on the fifth Friday of every new school year. ... read more »
Ready, Set, Go! School is back in person and here’s what you can do to be ready
August 5, 2021
Fall is around the corner, and this means that soon parents will start shopping for back-to-school items and preparing their children for the first day of school. ... read more »
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