LA Unified board approves hiring of Aquino replacement
Among the non-iPad and MiSiS issues before the LA Unified board yesterday was approving the hiring of Ruth Pérez as the deputy superintendent of instruction. The vote was 6-0, with Monica Ratliff abstaining. Most recently superintendent of Norwalk-La Mirada school district, Perez has also served as a teacher and administrator in Florida and as chief...
By LA School Report | August 27, 2014
LA Teachers Get Their Hands on the Future as iPad Era Begins
More than 100 elementary school teachers from around the Los Angeles school district gathered Monday at Theodore Roosevelt High School in east LA as one of the first group of instructors to learn how to use the Apple iPad, a key teaching device in the academic year that opens next Tuesday. These K-through-6 teachers were...
By Brenda Iasevoli | August 6, 2013
Senior District Employee Gives to Garcia
School Board President Monica Garcia’s latest campaign finance statement includes some familiar names — including a $1,000 contribution from LAUSD Deputy Superintendent of Instruction Jaime Aquino, a top aide to Superintendent John Deasy. While it’s illegal to solicit campaign contributions from Los Angeles city employees, it is perfectly legal for employees to give on their own accord,...
By Hillel Aron | January 22, 2013