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  • 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...
  • Boston whittles superintendent candidates down to 4

    The four finalists to become the next superintendent of Boston's public schools are all men and all currently work out of state. The Boston School Committee on Thursday announced that the finalists are: Dana Bedden, superintendent of Richmond, Virginia,...
  • 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...
  • Granada Hills Charter High wins L.A. Unified's Academic Decathlon

    Granada Hills Charter High School won Los Angeles Unified's annual Academic Decathlon, recording the highest team score in the competition's 47-year history, officials said Friday. The school, a three-time national decathlon champion located in the west...
  • 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...
  • LAUSD teachers picket amid ongoing contract negotiations

    Teachers at the nation's second-largest school district have picketed outside a number of Los Angeles schools in demand for smaller class sizes, full staffing, improved working conditions and compensation. The protests Thursday come amid contact...
  • L.A. Unified sides with farmworkers union in dispute with grower

    L.A. Unified sides with farmworkers union in dispute with grower
    The Los Angeles Board of Education on Tuesday sided with United Farm Workers in its dispute with an agricultural firm, calling on the company to honor a labor contract. The vote was 6 to 0, with one abstention, and was greeted with rousing approval by...
  • L.A. school district lawyers will assist students facing deportation

    L.A. school district lawyers will assist students facing deportation
    Some students facing deportation will receive legal help from attorneys with the Los Angeles Unified School District under a plan approved Tuesday by the Board of Education. Under the proposal, brought forward by the general counsel's office, district...
  • LAUSD's program to give immigration legal advice is ill-advised

    LAUSD's program to give immigration legal advice is ill-advised
    Some staff attorneys at the Los Angeles Unified School District have expressed interest in doing pro bono legal work for students who arrived in this country without documentation and on their own, with no adult family living here. Many of those...
  • The Times' endorsements for LAUSD Board of Education

    The Times' endorsements for LAUSD Board of Education
    With the departure of Supt. John Deasy, the atmosphere is calmer in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Board meetings are blessedly shorter and less rancorous. Interim Supt. Ramon Cortines has been ably putting out the fires Deasy left burning,...
  • Franklin, Granada Hills tie for first in academic Super Quiz

    Franklin, Granada Hills tie for first in academic Super Quiz
    Granada Hills Charter High School and Franklin High tied for first place in the Super Quiz portion of the Los Angeles Unified School District's annual Academic Decathlon, officials said Sunday. The two teams each earned an unofficial score of 65...