With the new members, the majority of the seven-member school board the country's second-largest school district will be charter supporters, which provides an opportunity to radically reshape the district.
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May 17, 2017
March 08, 2017
Los Angeles school board president Steve Zimmer will face a run-off election against challenger Nick Melvion in one of two runoffs for two seats on the Los Angeles School Board.
January 26, 2017
"We understand that significant federal dollars could be at risk because of our support for every student and every family," Los Angeles Unified school board president Steve Zimmer said.
November 16, 2016
In the wake of Donald Trump's election as president, some immigrant students have expressed concerns to their teachers that they or their family members may be deported.
August 29, 2016
With the Council of the Great City Schools now in its 60th year, urban school leaders say the depth of its staff's expertise, the organization's effectiveness in advocating on their behalf, and the sense of camaraderie they feel being part of the group are unmatched elsewhere.
July 26, 2016
San Francisco district chief Richard Carranza is the leading contender for the top job in Houston, the nation's seventh-largest school system, according to reports.
May 18, 2016
The lawsuits alleged that the school district didn't take seriously the initial complaints of teachers' misbehavior.
May 05, 2016
Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump was featured in an Education Week story 26 years ago involving the site of a hotel where Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1968.
January 12, 2016
King becomes the first woman in more than 80 years, and the first African-American woman, to lead the nation's second-largest school district.
December 21, 2015
Michelle King, the district's No. 2 administrator under former Superintendent Ramon Cortines, is taking the reins of the nation's second-largest school district while the search for a permanent schools chief stretches into the new year.