| Feb 20, 2015
| 5:58 PM
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,...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 12:20 AM
A push by backers of charter schools to have a bigger voice on the Los Angeles Board of Education appears to have paid off, according to early election returns in three contested races.
The campaign was marked by the emergence of a charter group as...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 11:03 AM
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...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 1:55 PM
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...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 4:00 PM
Here's a statistic from the Los Angeles Unified School District that should set off alarm bells: 58% of its coaches from 83 high schools were walk-ons or noncertificated employees during the 2013-14 school year. Only 42% were teachers, according to...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 6:55 PM
Irvine Unified and Ocean View School District, which has campuses in Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley, are among 37 districts up and down the state that must show that students are getting required exercise during school time under a tentative court...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 4:06 PM
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...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 5:13 PM
A Republican-led effort to revise a federal education law could slash $782 million for disadvantaged students in Los Angeles Unified over the next six years, federal education officials said Tuesday.
Under the proposed House of Representatives bill, the...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 4:13 PM
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...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 8:26 PM
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...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 2:00 PM
Absenteeism was a big problem Wednesday night at a forum for Los Angeles Unified school board candidates.
It wasn’t parents, students or concerned citizens who played hooky.
It was two out of the three candidates.
That’s right. About 200...