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  • George McKenna for L.A. Unified school board

     George McKenna for L.A. Unified school board
    Two candidates with different styles and viewpoints are vying to join the Los Angeles Unified school board, replacing longtime board member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, who died in December. Both of the candidates also hold different beliefs than did...
  • LAUSD board agrees on testing alternative laptops

    LAUSD board agrees on testing alternative laptops
    With minimal discussion, Los Angeles school officials this week authorized contracts for the purchase of six different laptop computers to determine which device and curriculum works best for high school students. The approach is a marked contrast to...
  • Union wins $15 minimum wage for L.A. schools' service workers

    Union wins $15 minimum wage for L.A. schools' service workers
    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....
  • L.A. Unified asks judge to affirm settlement in molestation case

    L.A. Unified asks judge to affirm settlement in molestation case
    The Los Angeles Unified School District on Friday requested that a judge approve a settlement agreement with the family of a student who alleged he was molested by a former Telfair Elementary School teacher. District officials contend that they had...
  • LAUSD asks judge to OK teacher abuse settlement after family balks

    LAUSD asks judge to OK teacher abuse settlement after family balks
    The Los Angeles Unified School District on Friday requested that a judge approve a settlement agreement with the family of a student who alleged that he was molested by a onetime Telfair Elementary School teacher. District officials contend that they...
  • Brown signs bill to speed firing teachers

    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...
  • LAUSD shifts gears on technology for students

    LAUSD shifts gears on technology for students
    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...
  • Richard Vladovic to serve again as L.A. school board president

    Richard Vladovic to serve again as L.A. school board president
    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...
  • L.A. Unified agrees to pay low-wage workers $15 an hour

    L.A. Unified agrees to pay low-wage workers $15 an hour
    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...
  • LAUSD brings back a critical voice on iPads

    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...
  • Parents of boy who drowned on school trip file claim against LAUSD

    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...