Petition to change name of Griffith MS heading to LAUSD board
As the Confederate flag came down from the South Carolina State Capitol today, LAUSD teacher Jose Lara continued to drum up support for a petition to change the name of the David Wark Griffith Middle School because the director’s film “The Birth of a Nation” is racist, according to Lara. “I have been extremely pleased with...
By Mike Szymanski | July 10, 2015 1:00 pm
UTLA helping raise money for family of boy killed at middle school
UTLA, the teachers union, is helping raise money for the family of a 14-year-old boy who was killed outside Griffith Middle School in east LA last week. The family is seeking donations to help pay for his funeral expenses and remains short of the $15,000 needed as of today. Steven Cruz, a student at nearby Garfield High...
By Craig Clough | January 28, 2015 12:09 pm