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  • Teachers' union cries foul on superintendent selection

    [UPDATED 4/16 8:50 a.m.] The Burbank Teachers Assn. announced it has asked the Los Angeles District Attorney's office to look into possible violations of the state's open meeting law, the Brown Act, regarding the potential hiring of Matt Hill as Burbank...
  • One teacher's effort to feed needy students

    To the editor: Thank you for the article on the Los Angeles Unified School District's classroom breakfast program. It is important to note that many of the surrounding school districts, widely considered to be more affluent, also need this service. ("Most...
  • BUSD superintendent finalist grilled at forum

    BUSD superintendent finalist grilled at forum
    A public forum for Burbank Unified’s likely new superintendent quickly turned to an interrogation, with several of the hundreds in attendance questioning the finalist’s lack of teaching experience. “You could cut the tension with a...
  • L.A. Unified board approves multibillion-dollar benefits package

    L.A. Unified board approves multibillion-dollar benefits package
    The Los Angeles Board of Education approved a multibillion-dollar benefits plan Tuesday that will  maintain the current package of healthcare services for  employees for the next three years. The agreement resolves one major issue between the nation&...
  • L.A. school district approves plan for two all-girls schools

    L.A. school district approves plan for two all-girls schools
    For the first time, the Los Angeles Unified School District will open two all-girls' schools next fall. The Board of Education on Tuesday approved two secondary campuses for girls: one will be overseen directly by L.A. Unified; the other will be an...
  • Charter school group is political force in L.A. Unified board election

    Charter school group is political force in L.A. Unified board election
    Los Angeles mayors once played the role of kingmaker in school board elections. Both Richard Riordan and Antonio Villaraigosa took on the teachers union, leading campaigns to raise money for favored candidates. When those candidates won, the mayors...
  • 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...
  • Unions and L.A. Unified reach tentative deal on health benefits

    Unions and L.A. Unified reach tentative deal on health benefits
    The Los Angeles school district and its employee unions have reached a multibillion-dollar tentative agreement on healthcare benefits that would run through 2018. The agreement factors in modest annual increases in benefit expenses and resolves some...
  • Control of L.A. school funds at risk in dispute over teacher evaluations

    Control of L.A. school funds at risk in dispute over teacher evaluations
    The Los Angeles Unified School District could lose control over $57 million a year in federal funds because of a disagreement over performance evaluations with the teachers union. The dispute centers on the overall rating of a teacher. The union, United...
  • Four Garfield High students are in national Academic Decathlon final

    Four Garfield High students are in national Academic Decathlon final
    Four Garfield High students will participate this month in the final round of the national Academic Decathlon, the first ever to compete as individuals — rather than as a school team — from the Los Angeles Unified School District. They are...
  • L.A. Unified teacher convicted of stabbing his wife to death

    L.A. Unified teacher convicted of stabbing his wife to death
    A Los Angeles Unified School District teacher was convicted Monday of stabbing his wife and leaving her to die on the pavement outside a West Hills home, authorities said. After deliberating for about 2-1/2 hours, a jury found Michael Kane, 48, guilty...