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.

02/04/2013

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.

01/24/2013

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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.

01/21/2013

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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.

12/17/2012

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.

12/05/2012

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 […]

11/30/2012

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. […]

11/19/2012

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 […]

10/25/2012

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 […]

10/24/2012

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 […]

10/10/2012

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 […]

09/11/2012

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 […]

09/04/2012

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