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  • Summer program will provide 4.5-million free meals to L.A. students

    Summer program will provide 4.5-million free meals to L.A. students
    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,...
  • L.A. Unified hires Rory Pullens as new head of arts education

    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...
  • L.A. Unified suspension rates fall but some question figures' accuracy

    L.A. Unified suspension rates fall but some question figures' accuracy
    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...
  • L.A. Unified board refuses to reappoint member of oversight panel

    L.A. Unified board refuses to reappoint member of oversight panel
    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...
  • L.A. Unified School District doesn't need more iPad yes men

    L.A. Unified School District doesn't need more iPad yes men
    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...
  • L.A. Unified shifting 'teacher jails' to homes

    L.A. Unified shifting 'teacher jails' to homes
    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....
  • Seven candidates vie for LAUSD board seat in wide-open contest

    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...
  • John Marshall High celebrates online academic decathlon championship

    John Marshall High celebrates online academic decathlon championship
    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...
  • L.A. Unified bond oversight panel wants iPad critic reappointed

    L.A. Unified bond oversight panel wants iPad critic reappointed
    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-...
  • Scores address L.A. school board on funding

    Scores address L.A. school board on funding
    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...
  • Mayor, L.A. Unified announce citywide summer learning program

    Mayor, L.A. Unified announce citywide summer learning program
    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...