Anti-bullying campaign gets personal for LAPD and students
An LA Unified anti-bullying campaign for at-risk youth that includes an innovative arts program culminated today in an emotional speech by a father, whose 11-year-old son killed himself after being bullied. Students, teachers, even police officers had tears in their eyes at Bret Hart Preparatory Middle School. For some of the officers, it got personal....
By Mike Szymanski | November 4, 2015
LAUSD’s lone archivist helps schools with centennial celebrations
One of Stephen Salva’s first big responsibilities as a new principal at Cheremoya Avenue Elementary School was to plan for the 100th anniversary of his school, which came last week. Salva, a 20-year veteran of LAUSD turned to a little-known gem that the district has had since 2003 — the person who serves as curator and...
By Mike Szymanski | October 22, 2015
Getty Museum picks Barbara Kruger for LAUSD arts program
Art is returning to LA Unified — in one project, anyway. The J. Paul Getty Museum has selected Barbara Kruger for the 2014 Getty Artists Program, a collaboration this year with two schools to encourage students to develop a project of their choosing. Kruger, whose work has been exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American...
By LA School Report | October 6, 2014