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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 »
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 »
The Passing of Civil Rights Legend John Mack is a Deeply-Felt Loss to the Urban League Movement
July 19, 2018
While John’s service to the Urban League goes back more than half a century, his association with the leaders of the movement goes back even further. While he was studying for his Master of Social Work degree at Atlanta University (now Clark Atlanta), he became a protégé of Whitney M. Young, then Dean of the School of Social Work. Just a few short years later, Young would take the helm of the National Urban League and ask John to lead the affiliate in Flint, Michigan. ... 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 »
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 »
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 »
Blake Griffin and the L.A. Clippers Foundation Team with Vision To Learn
January 22, 2018
Blake Griffin and the L.A. Clippers Foundation have partnered with non-profit Vision To Learn and the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to provide free eye exams and glasses to every LAUSD student in need throughout the district. Out of over 600,000 LAUSD students, an estimated 15 to 20 percent need glasses. Over the next two years, every student K-12th grade in LAUSD who needs an eye exam and glasses will get them, free of charge, thanks to the generous support of the L.A. Clippers Foundation, Blake Griffin, and LAUSD. ... read more »
LAUSD to Settle Lawsuit with $150 Million to Low Income Schools 
September 21, 2017
The Los Angeles Unified School District will pay more than $150 million to 50 schools in primarily low-income areas to resolve a lawsuit accusing the district of misspending funds that should have been used to benefit "high-need" and English-learning students, attorneys announced last Thursday. ... read more »
Girls Academic Leadership Academy Gets Aviation Experience
April 6, 2017
The Los Angeles Board of Public Works and HNTB Corporation recently completed two sessions of hands-on aviation experience with the Los Angeles Unified School District’s first all-girls middle school – the Girls Academic Leadership Academy (GALA). ... read more »
Concerned LA Family Rallies Facebook to Bring Attention to Slavery Homework at Windsor Hills Elementary
February 28, 2017
Well- known DJ Fred Loc and his sister Regina Cameron made a post that startled friends and has now become a controversial national news story. ... read more »
UCLA, LAUSD sign agreement for Horace Mann UCLA Community School
February 15, 2017
South Los Angeles school aims to repeat successes of previous partnership in Koreatown ... read more »
Mary Lee Zachary Passes at 94
June 23, 2016
After a long and fulfilling life, Carson resident Mary Lee Patterson Zachary passed away on May 17. She was 94 years old. Mary Lee was well known throughout educational circles due to her successful career as a cafeteria manager for the Los Angeles Unified School District and the Los Angeles Community College District. ... read more »
LAUSD receives bomb threats, closing down campuses
December 17, 2015
The Los Angeles Unified School board members prompted a district wide school closure on the morning of Dec. 15 due to an email threat to the district. ... read more »
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