As students choose to miss school to take part in large protests around issues such as gun violence and climate change, it poses challenges for how districts should handle youth activism.
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September 19, 2019
May 23, 2019
The Los Angeles district's pro-choice resolution is unusual but could be part of a larger trend.
February 04, 2019
Michelle King, who was the first African-American woman to lead the Los Angeles school system and only the second woman to do so in more than 80 years, retired in June 2018 while undergoing treatment for cancer.
January 18, 2019
With the Los Angeles Unified school district pledging to keep schools open during the strike, principals are feeling the burden.
November 12, 2018
In the face of raging fires in California, students and staff have been forced to close schools and evacuate.
May 02, 2018
Austin Beutner, a former Los Angeles Times' publisher who also started a non-profit that provides free eye exams and glasses to low-income students, will lead the country's second-largest school district.
January 05, 2018
MIchelle King plans to retire by June 30, leaving a district she has led since 2016 and worked in more for than three decades.
September 20, 2017
The Los Angeles County district attorney's office alleges that Ref Rodriguez paid out about $24,000 in reimbursement to family and friends for contributions made to his 2015 school board race.
September 13, 2017
The Los Angeles County district attorney's office alleges that school board president Refugio Rodriguez reimbursed about $24,000 in campaign contributions to donors he represented as having given money to his campaign in 2014.
June 14, 2017
Michelle King, who became superintendent of the Los Angeles district last year, is likely to stay on the job through June 2020.