The focus has shifted from "the whats of language," namely vocabulary and grammar, to "doing" with language by engaging with academic content, said Kenji Hakuta, a Stanford University professor.
All Blog Posts With Los Angeles Unified Tag or Category
May 27, 2015
February 24, 2015
The Los Angeles Unified district doesn't have the money to continue with plans to provide all students with a tech device, superintendent Ramon Cortines said.
February 11, 2015
The students, many of them undocumented immigrants from Central America, have to juggle court dates and concerns about deportation while trying to adjust to schools in a new country.
December 10, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
English Language Learners in L.A. Unified will be sorted into classes based on English fluency levels.