Inside Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet, one of LAUSD’s top schools
This is part of a series looking at the different types of schools that make up the Los Angeles Unified School District. As part of our examination of magnets, LA School Report visited Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet to learn what makes it one of the top schools in the district. A nondescript building next to the...
By Craig Clough | April 1, 2016
Francisco Bravo valedictorian candidate drowns during beach cleanup in Santa Monica
A student at Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet in Boyle Heights died after she was reportedly swept away by a wave on Saturday during a beach cleanup in Santa Monica. The 17-year-old student, Thuy Tran, was a candidate this year to be valedictorian of Bravo and was also a senior track star at the school, according to...
By Craig Clough | March 31, 2016
Magnet schools: The answer to LAUSD’s enrollment problem?
LA Unified has so many different kinds of schools, it’s hard to keep them all straight. With such varied terms as affiliated charter, independent charter, magnet school, pilot school, continuation school, option school and others, it can be a challenge to understand what they are, what they offer and how they differ. This is the first part...
By Craig Clough | March 15, 2016