Back-to-school rundown: 5 things LAUSD parents should know as school starts
*Updated L.A. Unified’s nearly half-a-million district students are headed back to school on Tuesday for the 2019-20 year. While students were away, district officials and advocates began laying the groundwork for the upcoming year’s priorities. On the heels of a failed parcel tax bid, L.A. Unified will continue clamoring for more funding and proposing initiatives...
By Taylor Swaak | August 19, 2019
More families are applying for LAUSD’s choice programs, but some are frustrated with new unified enrollment system
A record number of parents this year are trying to get into LA Unified’s magnet and dual-language programs, and for the first time, they were able to use a new unified enrollment system that simplifies the application process. District officials said most parents who used the online system gave positive feedback. But some parents encountered errors...
By Esmeralda Fabián Romero | February 12, 2018
LA Unified creating online tool for parents to track student progress
In the coming school year, LA Unified plans to launch the Parent Access Support System Portal (PASSport), an interactive online tool to make it easier for parents to get more involved in their children’s education. As a one-stop portal, it’s designed to give parents access to real time student information and district resources as well as...
By Yana Gracile | June 26, 2014