| Jun 20, 2014
Thanks to the attention of The Times' Steve Lopez and other reporters, the Los Angeles Unified School District's Board of Education decided that perhaps it acted hastily in initially removing Stuart Magruder from the Bond Oversight Committee after his...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 12:47 PM
The parents of a high school student with autism who drowned while on a school-sponsored event have filed a claim against the Los Angeles Unified School District, saying the district's negligence led to their son's death.
Erick Ortiz, 16, drowned...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:15 AM
To the editor: So now the schools want to fire teachers faster. And recently, L.A. Unified offered teachers a tiny raise, after years of stress and threats to their jobs.
After 37 years teaching public high school and now retired, I can only sigh and...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:28 PM
A Los Angeles Unified School District move to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour has thrust the system into the forefront of a national movement and marks another political victory for a powerful labor group — and it's not the teachers union....
| Jun 29, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Los Angeles school district officials have allowed a group of high schools to choose from among six different laptop computers for their students — a marked contrast to last year's decision to give every pupil an iPad.
Contracts that will come...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:25 PM
The Los Angeles Board of Education selected Richard Vladovic on Tuesday for a second, one-year term as president.
The vote of the school board, which selects its president, was 5 to 1.
The president is selected annually by members of the school...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:42 PM
Low-wage workers in the nation’s second-largest school system have won a minimum-wage pay increase to $15 an hour.
The contract agreement, approved unanimously Tuesday by the Board of Education, will nearly double the wages of some Los Angeles...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:26 PM
The top two finishers in this week's election for the Los Angeles Board of Education will meet in an August runoff, but first they face another crucial contest: the race for money and powerful endorsements.
Especially in play is the influential...
| May 13, 2014
| 9:21 PM
The Los Angeles Board of Education and L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy heard from dozens of students, parents, educators and community members on how to spend $837 million in state funds for disadvantaged students.
The L.A. Unified School District budget...
| May 14, 2014
| 8:30 PM
As part of an effort to close what Mayor Eric Garcetti says is a skills gap in the Los Angeles workforce, officials announced a new summer program Tuesday to provide online and in-person classes to a wide range of young and older students.
The Summer of...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Clay Lacy, a legendary pilot and pioneer in aviation-related businesses, on Thursday donated two retired corporate jets to the aircraft mechanics school at Van Nuys Airport.
The 1968 Learjet and a 1979 Gulfstream represent the largest gifts received...