School board pays emotional tribute to Orlando victims and LGBTQ students
All seven of the LA Unified school board members, along with Superintendent Michelle King and Executive Officer Jefferson Crain, read the names of the 49 victims of the Orlando shooting massacre at the opening of the school board meeting Tuesday afternoon before each board member then read part of a resolution re-emphasizing their commitment to...
By Mike Szymanski | June 14, 2016
LAUSD’s ‘OUT for safe schools’ praised, expands to other districts
Two years after it was launched, an LA Unified program aimed at making schools safer for students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning (LGBTQ) is being praised as it expands to eight other major districts around the country. The “OUT for Safe Schools” program was created in 2013 by a school board...
By Craig Clough | October 7, 2015