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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 »
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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 »
Black Lives Matter at Eight Years…and Counting
July 15, 2021
When #TrayvonMartin’s murderer, George Zimmerman, was acquitted on July 13, 2013, the world erupted and our co-founder Alicia Garza penned a love letter to Black people, closing with the words “Black Lives Matter.” The words, amplified by Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi, became a rallying cry for those with the vision and will to end state-sanctioned violence against Black people and build a world of freedom and justice. ... read more »
Crenshaw’s 3DE Program Promotes Integrative Learning
May 20, 2021
Starting in Fall 2021, Crenshaw High School will be implementing a new educational program that helps students apply academic subjects into real-life. The program is called 3DE, it is an interdisciplinary program that is in conjunction with Junior Achievement. ... read more »
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Fender Foundation Strikes Chord With Music Program For LAUSD Students
May 3, 2021
Los Angeles Unified and the Fender Play Foundation announced in harmony today an expansion of a music program that provides free instruments and lessons for middle school students. ... read more »
LAUSD Reopens All Schools As Of This Week
April 26, 2021
The remaining middle and high school campuses in the Los Angeles Unified School District began reopening today, meaning all students now have the option to be back on district campuses for the first time in more than a year. ... read more »
LAUSD To Resume High School Sports Competition
March 5, 2021
In accordance with state and local guidelines that cleared the way for a resumption of youth sports, Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner this week authorized students aged 13 and older to participate in outdoor competitions. ... read more »
Top Crenshaw & Around Stories of 2020
December 31, 2020
These are the top stories of what happened in Crenshaw & Around this year. ... read more / view gallery »
Superintendent Austin Beutner Suspends School-Based Instruction and Childcare Due to Dangerous Increase of COVID-19
December 10, 2020
With COVID-19 case levels in Los Angeles at record highs – nearly three times higher than those in San Francisco and twice those in New York City – Superintendent Austin Beutner today announced the suspension of all school-based instructional and childcare programs for the rest of the Fall semester. ... read more »
Robert Washington to Coach Dorsey Boys Basketball
November 12, 2020
The Dorsey Dons boys’ basketball team will be heading into a new era as Robert Washington was recently hired as their head coach. ... read more »
Suit Alleges Teacher Abused Boy Because He Was Black, Disabled
September 8, 2020
 A lawsuit filed against Los Angeles Unified on behalf of a Black boy with a speech and language impairment alleges he was verbally and physically abused by his white preschool teacher in 2019 and that the principal did nothing about it.  ... read more »
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