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December 10, 2014

Los Angeles District a 'Safe Haven' for Immigrant Families

The nation's second largest district said it will assist students and families in accessing school records they will need to apply for deportation relief promised by President Obama's executive action on immigration.

November 21, 2014

Los Angeles Unified Will Pay $139 Million to Victims of Child Abuse Scandal

The award to victims settles about 150 legal claims from former students who had been subjected to lewd acts by 3rd-grade teacher.

October 16, 2014

Los Angeles School Board Rejects Releasing Apple Procurement Report

An inspector general's report on the Los Angeles Unified School District's controversial purchase of iPads will not be released to the public.

October 16, 2014

John Deasy Resigns Top Post in L.A.; Ramon C. Cortines to Be Interim Chief

The hard-charging superintendent is stepping down after an at-times tumultuous run as chief of the nation's second largest school district.

October 01, 2014

Los Angeles School Board Reviewing Superintendent Deasy's Performance

The board will decide later this month whether to extend Superintendent John Deasy's contract. Both supporters and detractors think his days at the nation's second-largest school district are numbered.

September 18, 2014

Is Turmoil in Los Angeles Unified Becoming Too Familiar?

Nearly a year after John Deasy reportedly threatened to resign as Los Angeles' superintendent, new rounds of conflict make clear that relationships among those in charge of running the nation's second largest school district are frayed.

October 21, 2013

Parents, Educators React to Los Angeles Schools' ELL Policy

English Language Learners in L.A. Unified will be sorted into classes based on English fluency levels.

September 09, 2013

Google Play for Education Gets Test Drive in New Jersey

Google Play for Education, delivered via Nexus 7 tablets, is piloted in Hillsborough, N.J., schools. Will it threaten the dominance of Apple's iPad?

June 10, 2013

L.A. Unified Improves English-Learner Outcomes, Superintendent Says

The nation's most ELL-rich school district continues to roll out its latest plan to raise achievement for students who are still learning English.

January 17, 2013

'Parent Trigger' Petition Targets Los Angeles School

A new "parent trigger" petition has been delivered from parents at 24th Street Elementary School in Los Angeles, expressing their dissatisfaction with the status quo.

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