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All Blog Posts With Los Angeles Tag or Category
March 18, 2015
March 09, 2015
More than $300 million has been donated by foundations and corporations to boost the My Brother's Keeper-aligned initiatives, along with pledges of support from nearly 200 mayors, tribal leaders, and county executives.
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.
January 13, 2015
John Deasy will serve as a consultant to graduates of the Broad Foundation's school leadership programs who are working in urban districts.
January 07, 2015
The report by the Center on Reinventing Public Education says some of those procurement processes, while well-meaning, may stifle innovation.
December 19, 2014
Citing concerns over technological readiness, LA Superintendent Raymond Cortines has asked the state Superintendent of Public Instruction Thomas Torlakson not to use the district's students' test scores on new Smarter Balanced tests for "high stakes accountability purposes."
December 03, 2014
LAUSD officials originally planned for all 900-plus city schools to receive iPads by the end of 2014, but the latest setback means just 79 schools will have devices this school year.
December 03, 2014
Twenty boxes of documents related to the district's troubled $1.3-billion program to provide iPads to all students were taken from the district on Monday, amid reports that the FBI was conducting a criminal investigation into the program.
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.
November 14, 2014
Los Angeles Unified School District parents will be able to use California's parent-trigger law to improve their children's failing schools, new interim superintendent says.