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Breast Cancer Awareness Still Up Front in Compton Despite COVID
October 29, 2020
The VIRTUAL walk began with a swag parade, in which almost 500 people lined up in cars ... read more »
CELEBRATION OF LIFE: CLARENCE WOODS ZURITA May 21, 1931 – May 11, 2020
June 4, 2020
Clarence Zurita was born on May 21, 1931 to Mary Zurita in San Pedro, California. Clarence never knew his mother and would become orphaned at a very young age. He was blessed to be placed with the Woods Family in Watts, California, where he was embraced and reared in a loving home. It was at the family business--Woods Family Auto Parts--where Clarence developed a love for cars and the skill to fix almost anything…although many times in a unique way of his own! He attended David Starr Jordan High School and held many state records, some for decades, in Cross Country Track events. A few years after graduating high school, Clarence was drafted into the United States Army, where he served one tour of duty, fought in the Korean War and received an Honorary Discharge. ... read more / view gallery »
Compton Unified School District Awarded $10 Million Dollar Grant from US Department of Education
November 22, 2018
The District will Work with College Partners to Provide Intense College Preparation and Support to 1,800 6th and 7th Graders over the Next Seven years of their Academic Careers ... read more »
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Compton Children Celebrate the First Day of School, Major Milestones
August 23, 2018
Over 20,000 students have started school at each of Compton Unified School District’s 36 school sites, marketing a time of excitement as the school district enters into another year on the heals of its dramatic turnaround and featured schools marking major milestones. ... read more »
Local Black Leaders Announce Support of Villaraigosa for Governor 
May 10, 2018
On Thursday, May 3, 2018 a press conference was held at the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper announcing the support of former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa for Governor. Villaraigosa was surrounded by faith and community leaders, and local prominent political leaders from the City of Carson, Inglewood, and Compton.   ... read more »
Compton Unified Graduation Rates Approach 90%, Signaling That Its Turnaround Is Here To Stay
December 28, 2017
A laser-sharp focus on student achievement and student safety has been at the core of the turnaround ... read more »
Girl Power Mural Unveiled in Compton
November 2, 2017
On the International Day of The Girl -  Wed Oct 17th, non-profit Global G.L.O.W. and Compton Unified School district unveiled a floor-to-ceiling mural representing girls of the world. ... read more »
CUSD Board President Satra Zurita Kicks Off Baseball Season
January 31, 2017
CUSD Board President Satra Zurita, and former California Angels catcher/outfielder Darrell Miller, kick off the Compton baseball season ... read more »
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March 24, 2016
Taking a look into the leading ladies of the state. ... read more / view gallery »
Compton Unified Alum Dr. Dre & Apple Executive Lisa Jackson Celebrate iPad Rollout at Jefferson Elementary School 
January 27, 2016
Compton Unified School District’s Jefferson Elementary School welcomed two very special guests to its iPad rollout event, Friday, January 15 ... read more »
Compton School Community Walks for a Cure
October 14, 2015
It takes an army to fight a disease like breast cancer. That’s why hundreds of Compton Unified School District (CUSD) families, teachers, staff, and officials gathered at Greenleaf Parkway for the Fourth Annual Compton Walk for a Cure. ... read more »
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