| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Los Angeles Unified announced plans Thursday to provide roughly 4.5-million lunches over the summer break to more than 520,000 students who typically qualify for free or reduced-price meals.
Called the "Food That's In, When School Is Out" program,...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:15 PM
The leader of one of the nation's top arts high schools has accepted the job of leading arts education for the Los Angeles Unified School District.
Rory Pullens, 56, has served as head of school and chief executive at the Duke Ellington School of the...
| May 31, 2014
| 8:00 AM
In the heart of Watts, where violence in nearby housing projects can spill over onto campuses, two of the city's toughest middle schools have long dealt with fights, drugs and even weapons.
Administrators typically have handled these problems by...
| May 22, 2014
| 9:01 PM
The Los Angeles Board of Education this week acted against a critic of its controversial iPad program by refusing to reappoint him to a key review panel, the latest of several actions that could limit scrutiny of the project.
On Tuesday, a board...
| May 23, 2014
| 1:02 PM
The Los Angeles Unified School District needs more independent-minded people who question its initiatives, not fewer. The school board made a mistake with its refusal to reappoint a member of the Bond Oversight Committee who had opposed the use of bond...
| May 26, 2014
| 4:57 PM
As of Tuesday, Los Angeles teachers suspended amid misconduct investigations will be allowed to remain at home rather than report during the workday to district offices — known within the profession as "teacher jails."
The change, ordered by L.A....
| May 28, 2014
| 9:59 PM
The Los Angeles teachers union and a powerful group of civic leaders are sitting out Tuesday's key race for a seat on the Board of Education in what has become a spirited, wide-open contest among seven candidates.
The special election is being called to...
| May 29, 2014
| 1:07 PM
L.A.'s John Marshall High School celebrated winning the national online academic decathlon championship, with a rival team lending support.
At Los Angeles Unified School District headquarters Wednesday night, board member Bennett Kayser and Marshall...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:08 PM
The committee that oversees school bond spending in Los Angeles has called for the reinstatement of iPad project critic Stuart Magruder.
Magruder surrendered his seat last week after the L.A. Board of Education refused to reappoint him to a second two-...
| 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...