Los Angeles Unified School District

Los Angeles Unified School District

Accused abusive priest got LAUSD job

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 Unified School District

Prior sex abuse claims made against LA teacher

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.



LA teachers agree to new evaluation process

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District have agreed on a new system to evaluate their performance.


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Man held in alleged threats to LA schools

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Police have arrested a man for allegedly posting Facebook threats against Los Angeles elementary schools. Officer Venus Hall says weapons were confiscated when the man was arrested.


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

LA Unified faces 4 new lawsuits in Miramonte case

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Attorneys representing victims of alleged lewd acts by a former Los Angeles third-grade teacher filed four lawsuits this week against the school district.


LA Unified, union OK test scores to judge teachers

  LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Los Angeles Unified School District has reached an agreement with its teachers union over using state standardized test scores to evaluate teachers. The district said Friday the tentative agreement […]


New teachers typically get low-performing math students

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A new study shows inexperienced Los Angeles teachers are disproportionately more likely to be assigned low-performing math students. The Los Angeles Unified School District study also found teacher effectiveness varies substantially. […]


High court won't overturn LA school layoff ruling

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles schools may have to abandon a plan to protect inner-city schools from massive teacher layoffs. An agreement reached with civil rights lawyers two years ago allowed the Los Angeles […]


Calif. sees record number of new charter schools

LOS ANGELES (AP) – California’s charter schools continue to grow at a rapid clip with more new schools opening than ever before, an industry association said Wednesday. The California Charter Schools Association said an unprecedented […]


LA Unified board elevates arts to a core subject

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Unified school board has elevated arts to an essential “core” subject in the district’s curriculum, exempting it from further budget cuts. The board voted unanimously Tuesday to […]


LA Unified, administrators agree on evaluations

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Los Angeles Unified School District has reached an agreement with the district’s administrators on a new job performance evaluation system that will include multiple measures of student achievement. Superintendent John […]


Teen injured in football tryouts wins $2.4M against LAUSD

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A North Hollywood High School student who fractured his spine during football tryouts four years ago won a $2.4 million arbitration award against the Los Angeles Unified School District, it was […]