Imelda Padilla, who found inspiration in LAUSD schools after personal struggles, enters board race
Children called her “crooked legs” when she attended school in the east San Fernando Valley. She overcame her crippling rickets after six months in a cast while being homeschooled by LA Unified teachers. When she returned to school, it was one of those teachers who inspired her to smile more and shed the anger she carried....
By Mike Szymanski | September 7, 2016
SEIU 99 endorses all incumbents in 2015 LAUSD board races
SEIU Local 99, one of LA Unified’s largest and most powerful labor partners, announced today it is backing all of the incumbents running for a district school board seat in 2015. After a town hall meeting for their members, the union representing nearly 40,000 cafeteria workers, bus drivers and special education assistance, among others, made...
By Vanessa Romo | December 19, 2014