City, LA Unified join forces for one-stop family needs centers*
Once upon a time people turned to local parishes in times of need, whether they needed help for aid for family counseling, putting food on the table or finding safe shelter. Now, labor and city leaders in Los Angeles want that hub of help to be your local school. SEIU Local 99, the school workers...
By Vanessa Romo | April 25, 2014
Protests expected as board takes up LaMotte vacancy
UPDATE | 10:50AM At a press conference, US Representative Maxine Waters softened her position of favoring an appointment and asked the school board to delay today’s vote. As the LA Unified school board gears up for today’s meeting, only one thing is certain: it will be controversial. The highest profile issue on the agenda is...
By LA School Report | December 17, 2013
Chargers Superstar Brings Vision To Baldwin Elementary
San Diego Chargers football star Dwight Freeney was at Baldwin Hills Elementary on Tuesday, not to teach students how to cream quarterbacks, but to celebrate Vision To Learn, a local non-profit that has provided 10,000 low-income students across Los Angeles with free vision care. Freeney was joined by Vision To Learn founder, Austin Beutner, and Los Angeles...
By Chase Niesner | September 19, 2013