Deasy Praises Brown Budget Proposal
LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy praised the budget proposal California Gov. Jerry Brown released today, saying in a press release, “the changes announced today are quite positive for our students in the Los Angeles Unified School District.” In his proposal, Governor Brown would fund school districts based on the number of its students and the level...
By Samantha Oltman | January 10, 2013
Public School Choice 4.0
The deadline for the fourth round of school proposals for Public School Choice (PSC) is due next week, on October 31. LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy has identified 13 low-performing schools to participate in what is called PSC 4.0. This is a decrease from the previous year, when 33 schools were part of the process. Only...
By Samantha Oltman | October 25, 2012
Gompers Middle School Unveils New Learning Garden
One of the lowest-performing schools in LAUSD, Samuel Gompers Middle School, opened two new learning gardens this week. The gardens were installed with a grant from a non-profit called Kitchen Community and are intended to help fight childhood obesity and diabetes. LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy, who is strong proponent of linking nutrition and education, was...
By Samantha Oltman | October 19, 2012