Zimmer provides updates on participation in superintendent search
In a new video on the LA Unified website, Board President Steve Zimmer provides the latest count of how many people offered opinions on the superintendent search and what the next steps are in the process. Zimmer said 13,500 people went to the website to read about the superintendent search, more than 8,000 filled out the...
By Mike Szymanski | November 6, 2015
LAUSD board to vote on ethnic studies course for graduation
As support in the state for the idea is growing, the LA Unified school board next month is scheduled to vote on a resolution requiring an ethnic studies course for all district students as a high school graduation requirement. The resolution was introduced by board member Bennett Kayser and would begin the process with a pilot...
By Craig Clough | October 30, 2014
Just in: LAUSD election results 11:21pm, 8% reporting
By LA School Report | June 3, 2014
Tonight: Deasy to Answer Questions on iPads on KLCS
With public concern over the launch of LA Unified’s iPad program showing no sign of letting up, Superintendent John Deasy will appear live tonight at 6pm on LAUSD-owned station KLCS, channel 58. He’s slated to talk specifically about the tablets and take questions from viewers. You can call, tweet or email a question. To find out how,...
By Chase Niesner | October 3, 2013
Morning Read: Board Considers Speedier Teacher Investigations
L.A. School Board to Consider Faster Investigation of Teachers Sexual misconduct allegations at Miramonte Elementary School sparked a surge of investigations of Los Angeles teachers, pushing the ranks of those in “teacher jail” to more than 300 — and prompting officials this week to consider the rights of accused employees. LA Times See also: AP,...
By Samantha Oltman | April 16, 2013
Morning Read: Teachers Vote “No Confidence” in Deasy
UTLA Delivers No-Confidence Vote to LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy LAUSD’s teachers union issued an overwhelming vote of no-confidence Thursday in the leadership of Superintendent John Deasy as he finishes his second year, while a rival survey released by civil rights groups showed strong support for his reform strategies and called for an even more aggressive...
By Samantha Oltman | April 12, 2013