Calendar: Registration & Vote By Mail Schedule
Mark it on your calender: Important voter registration and vote-by-mail deadlines are coming up for Los Angeles’ May 21 runoff election for the District 6 seat on the LAUSD School Board: May 6, 2013 (Monday): The last day to register to vote in the May runoff election. (If you still haven’t registered, go here to register to vote...
By Samantha Oltman | March 21, 2013
Charter Leaders to Gather in San Diego
More than 3,000 charter school leaders from across California — including many from LA — will gather in San Diego on Tuesday, March 12 for a three-day conference hosted by the California Charter Schools Association (CSSA). Speakers at the conference include education advocate and StudentsFirst founder Michelle Rhee, CCSA President Jed Wallace, and Congressman George...
By Samantha Oltman | March 11, 2013
Campaign Trail: Robert Skeels
Saturday provides dueling campaign events in LAUSD Board District 2, which includes Central and East Los Angeles. Candidate Robert Skeels is inviting supporters to walk the precincts in Boyle Heights to get out the word on his campaign (for details, click here). Perhaps not coincidentally, it’s the same day that his opponent, incumbent Monica Garcia...
By LA School Report | January 18, 2013
Event: SEIU Making Board Picks Next Week
Wasting no time, the local branch of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), which has been a big spender in recent LAUSD elections, will hold a town hall meeting on Tuesday, December 4 to select and endorse LAUSD Board candidates running for three seats in the March 2013 board election. The town hall will take...
By Samantha Oltman | November 27, 2012
Events: Today’s Anti-Bullying Meeting
An anti-bullying coalition created by LAUSD and the Los Angeles City Human Relations Commission will hold an anti-bullying meeting at City Hall on Wednesday, November 7 at 6 p.m. Representatives, including LAUSD Board President Monica Garcia, City Council Members, and LAUSD student leaders will discuss ways to better prevent bullying in schools by creating policies...
By Samantha Oltman | November 7, 2012
Event: Monday “State of LAUSD” Speech
On Monday, October 8, the day before the monthly board meeting, Superintendent John Deasy will speak about the state of LAUSD at Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools. LAUSD stakeholders will gather to hear Deasy’s strategic plan and strategies for the district’s next three years. Click here for full event details. It’s not yet clear if...
By LA School Report | October 5, 2012