Are local children playing in school yards contaminated with lead? That is a question that some members of a Boyle Heights community have been asking for nearly two years and they soon may have an answer.
L.A. School Board Member Monica Garcia co-authored a resolution to reboot and extend the plan, with an audit on its effectiveness and services, to help incoming high school seniors graduate.
Maria Sanchez, a teacher at Western Avenue Elementary School in Los Angeles, says teamwork benefits a student’s learning curve directly.
In what is being billed as a major reversal, Los Angeles school officials may be set to vote on a plan that would allow students with a “D” grade to graduate.
Parents Demand Principal To Step Down For Allegedly Discriminating Against Spanish-Speaking, Special Ed Students
A crowd picketed and chanted “It’s gotta stop, Grady has got to go!” outside John Mack Elementary School Wednesday. They say more than 100 students boycotted the school this week.
Teachers at a struggling South Los Angeles school spoke out Wednesday against a plan to have them reapply for their jobs.
A lawsuit filed against Los Angeles Unified School District alleges a school principal disregarded a report that a 14-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by boys on campus because she was too busy going to a meeting.
Four local students are set to unveil a mural of late journalist and musician Daniel Pearl, who was kidnapped and murdered in Pakistan in 2002.
Voters are choosing one new Los Angeles City Council member to replace Tom LaBonge, who has now termed out, and deciding the outcomes of three school board races tonight.
A former Los Angeles Unified School District elementary school teacher was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibly of parole for the murder of his estranged wife.
It includes a 10 percent salary increase over two years and caps on class sizes.
In briefs filed in the state’s Second District Court of Appeal, attorneys for the state, the California Teachers Association and the California Federation of Teachers contend there was no “legal or factual justification” in striking down state laws on tenure and job protection.
Hearings are underway Monday before an administrative law judge to determine whether the Los Angeles Unified School District can go forward with laying off more than 600 employees.
Seven middle school students on a field trip were taken to a hospital to be examined Tuesday after being splashed by diesel fuel.
The Los Angeles Unified School District has reached a tentative contract deal with its teachers.