LA Unified officials praise Obama’s immigration order
In a rare sign of unanimity, LA Unified officials and school board member are praising President Obama‘s immigration speech last night. The order relieves the threat of deportation for up to 5 million undocumented immigrants, including parents of children who are U.S. citizens or legal residents. It also expands eligibility for those who were brought...
By Craig Clough | November 21, 2014
LAUSD holding a conference to help black, Latino boys
LA Unified is joining President Obama’s initiative to help improve educational outcomes for African American and Latino boys. At Loyola Marymount University on Monday, the district will conduct a day-long conference and series of workshops for teachers aimed at providing instructional training and strategies that focus on meeting the needs of boys of color. The...
By LA School Report | August 1, 2014
Obama on education: ‘Some of this change is hard’
President Obama had a few words to say about education in his State of the Union speech last night. Here’s what he told us: “Of course, it’s not enough to train today’s workforce. We also have to prepare tomorrow’s workforce, by guaranteeing every child access to a world-class education. Estiven Rodriguez couldn’t speak a word...
By LA School Report | January 29, 2014