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L.A. Unified School District

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  • LAUSD and UTLA are too big

    To the editor: The United Teachers Los Angeles rally in downtown L.A.'s Grand Park crystallizes for this L.A. Unified School District teacher the idea that both the district and union are too big to serve the interests of students and their families, just...
  • L.A. Unified's iPad plan was doomed from the start

    L.A. Unified's iPad plan was doomed from the start
    To the editor: As a 10-year veteran of the Los Angeles Unified School District, I've seen corporate feeders convince district administrators of the need to spend taxpayer money on various overblown and ill-considered schemes. Profiteers benefit from the...
  • LAUSD should try again on supplying computers

    LAUSD should try again on supplying computers
    The idea of equipping every Los Angeles Unified student and teacher with a computer suffered its final blow with the announcement last week that the school district simply couldn't afford to buy some 700,000 of them. If ever a proposal was half-baked,...
  • Miramonte teacher resigns in advance of hearing over job

    Miramonte teacher resigns in advance of hearing over job
    A teacher who became a figure in the Miramonte Elementary child abuse case resigned Friday from the Los Angeles Unified School District. Martin Bernard Springer, 52, had been fired by the district. He had appealed that decision and faced an...
  • L.A. Unified says it can't afford 'computer for all' plan

    L.A. Unified says it can't afford 'computer for all' plan
    Los Angeles Unified schools Supt. Ramon C. Cortines said Friday that the district cannot afford to provide a computer to every student, signaling a major reversal of his predecessor's ill-fated $1.3-billion effort to distribute iPads to all students,...
  • L.A. schools can't afford computers for all, Cortines says

    L.A. schools can't afford computers for all, Cortines says
    Los Angeles Unified School Supt. Ramon C. Cortines said Friday the district cannot afford to provide a computer to every student, signaling a major reversal for his predecessor's ill-fated  $1.3-billion effort to distribute iPads to all students, teachers...
  • L.A. Unified candidates use Deasy as a platform springboard

    L.A. Unified candidates use Deasy as a platform springboard
    Former Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy resigned under pressure last fall and while he isn't on the March ballot for the Board of Education, he might as well be. In three contested races, most challengers repeatedly discuss the former superintendent...
  • L.A. Unified tracks measles shots, reports higher vaccination levels

    L.A. Unified tracks measles shots, reports higher vaccination levels
    Los Angeles school officials have launched an effort to increase and document the percentage of young children who've been vaccinated against measles, including hiring 10 nurses on a temporary basis. The plan, presented before members of the Los Angeles...
  • Football: One of City Section's best young coaches is leaving for Washington

    Masaki Matsumoto, one of the best young teacher-coaches in the Los Angeles Unified School District, announced on Friday he is leaving as football coach at Hollywood Bernstein to become the new coach at Lincoln High in Tacoma, Wa. It's a huge loss not...
  • LA teachers, union leaders rally amid stalled talks

    Dressed in red and raising signs into the air, thousands of teachers filled a downtown Los Angeles park on Thursday in demand of higher wages and smaller class sizes amid stalled contract negotiations. "Everybody in this country is watching this...
  • How to succeed with iPads in the classroom

    To the editor: That's a lot of students who probably won't be able to succeed now because of lack of technology access thanks to the Los Angeles Unified School District's decision to cancel its Apple iPad program. Every student should have a computer...