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  • L.A. Unified chief blasts teachers union's salary demands

    L.A. Unified chief blasts teachers union's salary demands
    L.A. Unified Supt. Ramon Cortines blasted the teachers union's salary demands Monday, calling them an unrealistic proposal that would force "catastrophic" layoffs of other employees.  After 16 meetings and months of contract negotiations with United...
  • 2 of 3 candidates for L.A. school board seat don't show up for debate

    2 of 3 candidates for L.A. school board seat don't show up for debate
    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...
  • Charter-school group drags L.A. Unified campaign into the muck

    Charter-school group drags L.A. Unified campaign into the muck
    The Los Angeles Unified school board has enough divisions over educational philosophy to fill a thousand school-board campaigns. The last thing we need is the introduction of phony racial divisions and shameful accusations that strongly and wrongly...
  • LAUSD debate no-shows are a disservice to voters

    LAUSD debate no-shows are a disservice to voters
    It's not a big deal for a local political candidate to skip a debate or two during a campaign. But the last-minute disintegration of a planned three-man debate last Wednesday was another matter. Bennett Kayser, campaigning to retain his seat on the Los...
  • Don't punish other districts for L.A. Unified's problems

    It's very clear from readers that many don't equate iPads with infrastructure. Nor laptops with labs. Schools, they logically believe, shouldn't be borrowing money — selling bonds — to buy tech gadgets already en route to obsolescence....
  • LAUSD's program to give immigration legal advice is ill-advised

    LAUSD's program to give immigration legal advice is ill-advised
    Some staff attorneys at the Los Angeles Unified School District have expressed interest in doing pro bono legal work for students who arrived in this country without documentation and on their own, with no adult family living here. Many of those...
  • The Times' endorsements for LAUSD Board of Education

    The Times' endorsements for LAUSD Board of Education
    With the departure of Supt. John Deasy, the atmosphere is calmer in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Board meetings are blessedly shorter and less rancorous. Interim Supt. Ramon Cortines has been ably putting out the fires Deasy left burning,...
  • Franklin, Granada Hills tie for first in academic Super Quiz

    Franklin, Granada Hills tie for first in academic Super Quiz
    Granada Hills Charter High School and Franklin High tied for first place in the Super Quiz portion of the Los Angeles Unified School District's annual Academic Decathlon, officials said Sunday. The two teams each earned an unofficial score of 65...
  • L.A. school district lawyers will assist students facing deportation

    L.A. school district lawyers will assist students facing deportation
    Some students facing deportation will receive legal help from attorneys with the Los Angeles Unified School District under a plan approved Tuesday by the Board of Education. Under the proposal, brought forward by the general counsel's office, district...
  • L.A. Unified sides with farmworkers union in dispute with grower

    L.A. Unified sides with farmworkers union in dispute with grower
    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...
  • Granada Hills Charter High wins L.A. Unified's Academic Decathlon

    Granada Hills Charter High School won Los Angeles Unified's annual Academic Decathlon, recording the highest team score in the competition's 47-year history, officials said Friday. The school, a three-time national decathlon champion located in the west...