Los Angeles Unified School District
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
(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.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A former priest who was a suspected child molester has been dismissed from his new job at the Los Angeles Unified School District, it was reported today.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — While it took nearly a year to bring charges against fourth grade teacher Robert Pimentel, the reaction by LAUSD shows reforms put in place have reshaped policies over dealing with sexual abuse by teachers.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District have agreed on a new system to evaluate their performance.