The Los Angeles school district agrees to set up a new master plan for English-language learners and provide more resources for African-American students in resolving a civil rights investigation by the U.S. Department of Education.
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October 11, 2011
July 19, 2011
Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley studied mobility trends among students and teachers and found that students are generally more likely to stay at a charter school than teachers are.
June 23, 2011
Los Angeles and Chicago are two districts where superintendents will be evaluated on whether students achieve certain academic measures.
April 18, 2011
Deasy is working on an performance management plan for the district that aims for a higher graduation rate and improved math scores for middle school students, among other improvements.
March 10, 2011
The publishing company says that a press release that indicated it was the winner of the textbook competition that was still underway was a misunderstanding.
January 11, 2011
John Deasy, a former superintendent and executive with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, was named to be the district's next leader.
April 13, 2010
Budget cuts are leading school districts to consider shorter years and shorter school weeks.
March 04, 2010
The Los Angeles school district has given layoff notices to more than 5,000 employees as it seeks to close a budget deficit of more than $600 million.
February 25, 2010
The Los Angeles Unified School District approved a plan this week that will turn over management of 30 schools to groups primarily comprised of nonprofits and teachers.
February 18, 2010
Modeled after the Boston Compact, the agreement is aimed at preparing students for success in college.