Los Angeles Unified School District

Los Angeles Unified School District

LAUSD in session with stepped up security; emergency plans for parents here

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An estimated 600,000 students in the nation’s second- largest school district returned to classes today for the start of the Los Angeles Unified School District’s 2013-14 term, with stepped up security […]

08/13/2013

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LA to give every student an iPad; $30M order

NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles’ school system, the second largest in the country, is ordering iPads for all its students, handing Apple a major success in its quest to make the tablet computer a […]

06/19/2013

LAUSD board seat goes to Ratliff

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An educator/attorney narrowly defeated a former assistant to Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to win a seat on the Los Angeles Unified School District board, according to unofficial election results released today. With […]

05/22/2013

LA City Council election results

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The political road between Sacramento and Los Angeles City Hall was being well-traveled today, with Sen. Curren Price, D-Los Angeles, and former Assemblyman Gil Cedillo claiming City Council seats and another […]

05/22/2013

(Photo credit: National Science Bowl)

Southland students compete in national Science Bowl

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Teams of students from two Los Angeles Unified School District schools and Irvine’s University High School will compete starting today in the 23rd annual U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C.

04/25/2013

Mayoral candidates Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel.

Garcetti, Greuel seek to draw contrasts in debate

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – City Councilman Eric Garcetti and Controller Wendy Greuel faced off tonight in their first debate of the mayoral runoff campaign, with each seeking to take unique stances on topics ranging from improving the quality of education to fixing city streets.

04/12/2013

L.A. graduation rates up

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The high school graduation rate in Los Angeles County for the 2011-12 school year was 74.7 percent, with a dropout rate of 14.9 percent, according to figures released today by the state Department of Education.

04/10/2013

Antonio Villaraigosa

LA mayor heads for exit with jab at candidates

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is not going away quietly. During his state of the city address, the departing Democrat criticized the two candidates who could succeed him for lacking substance in their plans for education.

04/10/2013

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14-year-old dies from ‘huffing’

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An autopsy was pending today on a 14-year-old Porter Ranch girl found dead in her home after she sniffed the gas from can of computer cleaning spray.

03/21/2013

Mark Berndt, former Los Angeles teacher charged with committing lewd acts against students. (Photo credit: Los Angeles Sheriff's Department / AP)

LA schools settle 58 teacher lewd acts claims

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles school district will pay millions of dollars to settle dozens of legal actions stemming from an abuse case in which a former teacher is charged with lewd acts on children in his classroom over five years.

03/12/2013

1 of nation’s oldest teachers retires in LA at 94

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of the oldest fulltime schoolteachers in the nation has retired at the age of 94. Rose Gilbert has been educating kids in Los Angeles for the past 63 years.

03/01/2013

Priest

Archdiocese adds LA clergy docs after complaints

(AP) – The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles says it will release more documents from clergy abuse files amid complaints that the 12,000 pages released last week are missing critical pages and contained excessive redactions.

02/06/2013

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