LA Unified getting $26 million in Prop 39 energy efficiency funds
Governor Jerry Brown today dropped by John Marshall High School to talk about energy efficiency and the millions of dollars LA Unified schools can expect to receive from the state as a result of Proposition 39. The governor, who’s up for re-election next week, was on the Los Feliz campus with Tom Steyer, the Democratic...
By Vanessa Romo | October 28, 2014
Governor Brown’s budget pumps billions more into school funding
After years of “drought” Governor Jerry Brown wants to make it rain on the state’s public schools. Brown’s budget proposal unveiled today for the 2014-15 fiscal year dedicates an extra $10 billion to K-12 schools, plus an additional $6 billion to wipe out the debt to schools accumulated over several years of recession cuts. It’s the...
By Vanessa Romo | January 9, 2014
Morning Read: Reform vs. Union in Board Race
It’s Reform vs. the Union in LAUSD Race The future of Los Angeles’ public-education reform is at stake on March 5. That’s not hyperbole; that’s the truth about what could happen next election day. LA Daily News Editorial See also: LA School Report LAUSD Principal Failed to Report Alleged Molestation by Teacher A now-retired principal...
By Samantha Oltman | January 25, 2013
Deasy Praises Brown Budget Proposal
LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy praised the budget proposal California Gov. Jerry Brown released today, saying in a press release, “the changes announced today are quite positive for our students in the Los Angeles Unified School District.” In his proposal, Governor Brown would fund school districts based on the number of its students and the level...
By Samantha Oltman | January 10, 2013