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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 »
LAUSD Reaches $22 Million Settlement with Molested Students
August 31, 2018
Nine sexual molestation victims of a former youth services coach employed by Los Angeles Unified for a program that took place after classes at Cahuenga Elementary and seven more similar victims of a former football coach at Franklin High School settled their claims for a collective $22 million, their lawyers announced today. ... read more »
Memorial Planned for Dr. Harriette F. Williams
August 29, 2018
Dr. Harriette F. Williams, a notable Los Angeles educator and community leader, passed away at her home on July 28. She was 88-years-old. A self-described “happy volunteer,” Harriette was acclaimed for her distinguished 40-year career at LAUSD, ... read more »
Report Illustrates Importance of Preventing Black Male School Suspension
August 23, 2018
A recently released report, conducted by three education professors at San Diego State University and UCLA, revealed disturbing data about black student suspension. ... read more »
 Mediator Appointed in Teachers’ Contract Talks With LAUSD 
August 9, 2018
The union representing Los Angeles Unified School District teachers has announced that a state mediator has been appointed to oversee contract negotiations between the union and the district as talks between the two sides remain stalled.  ... read more »
LAUSD Reached Tentative Labor Deal with School Employees Association
August 2, 2018
According to the LAUSD, the tentative contract would be retroactive to July 1, 2017, and includes 2 percent raises for each of the contract's three years. ... read more »
UTLA Again Declares Impasse in Talks with LAUSD
August 2, 2018
LAUSD officials said they continue to be open to further negotiations on the issue. ... read more »
Dawnn Lewis Hosts ‘Focused N Fit’ Event for Youth
May 31, 2018
The years-long dream of A New Day Foundation’s founder, award-winning actress, musician, producer and social activist, Dawnn Lewis, finally came true with the organization’s inaugural conference on May 26 at the University of Southern California.   ... read more »
Villaraigosa: Leadership Calif. Can Trust
May 31, 2018
“As Californians, we have to grow together,” said former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa who is now a heavyweight contender in a packed race toward the June 5 primaries for California’s next governor. ... read more »
City Atty. Feuer and LAUSD Discuss School Safety
May 3, 2018
City Attorney Feuer, hand picked experts to individually highlight and present topics including mental health resources, anti-bullying initiatives, restorative justice programs, and the effects of children’s exposure to violence. ... 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 »
Student Athlete of the Week: Isaiah Smalls
March 22, 2018
Briefly after the conclusion of the 2017-18 football season, he graduated from Dorsey High school was enrolled at Oregon State University. ... read more »
McKenna to Host School Safety Town Hall Meeting in South L.A.
March 15, 2018
The event is in direct response to one of the deadliest school shootings in America’s history ... read more »
LAUSD Urges Workers to ‘Avert Strike’
March 15, 2018
Los Angeles Unified School District officials are asking thousands of service workers to help them avert a strike, one that members of the Service Employees union Local 99 began voting on this week. ... read more »
Grammy, Academy Award, Emmy Winning Performers Notable LAUSD Alumni in Benefit Concert for the Arts
Grammy, Academy Award, Emmy Winning Performers Notable LAUSD Alumni in Benefit Concert for the Arts ... read more / view event »
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