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COVID-19 Exposes A Widening Digital Learning Gap
April 2, 2020
The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has reported that over 15,000 students have not been heard from since the March 16 closure of schools due to coronavirus concerns. An estimated 40,000 additional students fail to check-in daily.  ... read more »
Congresswoman Maxine Waters Hosts Telephone Town Hall to Discuss COVID-19 with Over 19K Listeners
March 26, 2020
More than 19 thousand individuals joined in on a live telephone town hall hosted by Congresswoman Maxine Waters to discuss the Coronavirus pandemic. Thursday, March 19, the masses gathered to gain insightful information that is and will be affecting Los Angeles residents’ immediate surroundings and future.   ... read more »
COVID-19 Updates from LAUSD Board Member George J. McKenna III
March 26, 2020
District schools are closed in order to comply with the Safer at Home orders issued by state, local and public health leaders. Minimizing contact with others will help to flatten he curve on community spread of COVID-19. School campuses and facilities are currently closed for this purpose. ... read more »
Lack of Approvals Means LAUSD Family Resource Centers Will Be Food Centers
March 17, 2020
Beutner said the centers, which were expected to open Wednesday, will instead open on that day as ``Grab and Go Food Centers,'' 20 of which were already planned in addition to the 40 Family Resource Centers. The switch means a total of 60 Grab and Go centers will be available between 7 and 10 a.m. weekdays, beginning Wednesday, and each child will receive two meals. ... read more »
LAUSD, Other Southland School Districts To Close Due to Coronavirus
March 13, 2020
``The public health crisis crated by the coronavirus is not something any of us could have reasonably expected to happen, and we are in uncharted waters as we work to prevent the spread of the illness,'' Beutner said in a news conference Friday morning. ``We have been following the guidance of public health experts on how we can keep all who are part of our school community ... safe in the midst of the growing health crisis. ... read more »
UTLA calls for LAUSD to close schools
March 12, 2020
“We are calling for the rapid, accelerated, and humane closure of LAUSD schools,” UTLA President Alex Caputo-Pearl said. “Other countries have shown that a proactive — not reactive — approach slows the spread of the virus, makes sure healthcare providers are not crushed with overwhelming demand, and dramatically reduces fatalities.” ... read more »
Board Approves Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action
February 6, 2020
Timed to coincide with Black History Month ... read more »
West Point Cadets Educate LAUSD Students
January 30, 2020
The United States Military Academy West Point cadets traveled to Los Angeles to host their annual Leadership and Ethics in STEM Workshop on Friday. The Diversity, Inclusion, and Equal Opportunity department at West Point partnered with LAUSD to host the event at Stephen M. White middle school. ... read more »
Rep. Waters Hosted Emergency Town Hall to Discuss The Delta Airlines Fuel Dump
January 30, 2020
Congresswoman demands answers for the community ... read more »
LA Wildcats partner with LAUSD and Carson High
December 12, 2019
A big move for the community, as students have the opportunity to witness history in the making. ... read more »
Shaq, Epson, and Communities In Schools Donate to Local Schools
October 31, 2019
NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal teamed up with Epson and Communities in Schools (CIS) to donate color printers, projectors and whiteboards to 11 schools. Video by: Amanda Scurlock ... read more / watch video »
National Senior Citizens Day Honorees Celebrated by the South Los Angeles/Inglewood Republican Assembly
October 3, 2019
National Senior Citizens Day Celebration, a day of honoring and appreciating all the things Senior Citizens in the United States has given, accomplished and sacrificed to help America be an awesome nation to live in. In highlighting 3 nominated Senior Citizens yearly for the services they’ve given to elevate their family, their community and their country, S.L.A.I.R.A. (South Los Angeles/Inglewood Republican Assembly) hosted an annual event that was held on August 24, 2019. National Senior Citizens Day Proclamation 5847” was declared on August 19, 1988 by U. S. President Ronald Reagan.” ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Q’marr Allen
September 26, 2019
Senior linebacker Q’marr Allen is using his voice to create change at Los Angeles High School. Not only is Allen a captain of the football team, but he is a leader in different ways on campus. ... read more »
Avalon Gardens Staff Members Honored for Helping Choking Student
September 19, 2019
Two staff members were recently honored as “heroes” at Avalon Gardens Elementary School for taking actions that may have saved a student’s life. ... read more »
Education Icon Dr. George McKenna launches LAUSD re-election campaign
September 12, 2019
Dr. George McKenna kicked off his re-election campaign for LAUSD School Board, District 1, Sunday, August 25th.  Before an energetic and enthusiastic crowd, Dr. McKenna spoke of his intent to continue serving students and families in his district for a second term. ... read more »
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