Michelle King Is First African American Woman To Be Named As LAUSD SuperintendentFor the first time in its history, the Los Angeles Unified School District has unanimously chosen an African American woman to serve as the new district superintendent.
CBS News: Maine Native Based In Romania At Center Of School Threats ProbeA Maine native says he has received a subpoena from authorities over the threatening emails that shut down nearly 1,000 Los Angeles Unified Schools, according to CBS News.
City Leaders Downplay Perceived Dispute Between L.A., N.Y. Over School Closures Prompted By Threats"The back-and-forth between New York and Los Angeles. I think it's been way exaggerated and overplayed," Mayor Garcetti said.
L.A. School Closures Sent Parents ScramblingTuesday's closures of more than 900 Los Angeles schools sent parents of nearly 700,000 students scrambling.
Schools To Reopen Wednesday After Threat Prompts LAUSD To Shut Down All CampusesPolice patrol will be stepped up around campuses to help alleviate any anxiety among students and parents. Crisis counselors will also be on hand.
Expert Offers Advice To Parents On Helping Children Cope With School ThreatsDr. Charles Sophy says when it comes to talking to kids about why they didn't go to school, do it according to age and start with the youngest.
Email To LAUSD Deemed 'Not Credible' Spoke Of Bombs In Backpacks, Local Jihadist CellPortions of a rambling email that spurred the unprecedented closure of all campuses within the second-largest school district nationwide have been obtained by CBS News.
Local Facilities Offer Free Help To LAUSD Parents Amid ClosureWith the unprecedented and sudden closure of more than 900 Los Angeles Unified School District campuses and 187 charter schools, thousands of parents scrambled Tuesday for last-minute child care for their students.
Burbank Lawmaker Says LAUSD Threat Likely A Hoax, ISIS Watching Law Enforcement ResponseThe ranking Democrat on the House Select Committee on Intelligence says the threat that shut down the Los Angeles school system is believed to be a hoax.
White House: Response To Threats Against Schools Best Left To Local OfficialsDespite vastly different responses by Los Angeles and New York authorities to threats made against schools in their respective cities, the White House said Tuesday such decisions are best left up to local authorities.
LAUSD To Pay $320K Settlement To Family Of Girl Abused By Portola Middle School TeacherThe Los Angeles Unified School District has agreed to pay $320,000 to the family of a girl who was the victim of misconduct by a teacher when she attended Portola Middle School in Tarzana.
Fired Miramonte Teacher Sues LAUSD For Back PayA former Miramonte Elementary School teacher who won dismissal of allegations he inappropriately touched a female student is suing the Los Angeles Unified School District for back pay.