For LA Unified's First Black Female Superintendent, It Was All About The Kids"I approach it the same way as when I was a teacher. What I mean by that is from my heart." -Michelle King, LAUSD Superintendent
LAUSD Opens California's First All-Girls STEM AcademyA grand opening ceremony celebrated Los Angeles Unified School District’s first single-gender school, one of two such campuses set to open in the area this academic year.
LAUSD Graduation Rate Hits New HighThe graduation rate for the Class of 2016 was 75 percent, compared to 72.2 percent last year.
Police Presence Increased At Sylmar High School After Lunchtime BrawlSecurity was increased Tuesday at Sylmar High School in the wake of a lunchtime brawl involving about 40 students.
Parents React To Officials' Plan To Return Students To Porter Ranch SchoolsLos Angeles Unified School District officials say they will begin making arrangements for students to return to Porter Ranch-area schools, despite the original plan to relocate through the end of the school year.
4 San Bernardino Schools Locked Down After Shooting Near CampusFour San Bernardino City Unified School District schools were briefly placed on a security lockdown Tuesday after a shooting near a middle school. The lockdown came just hours after the Los Angeles Unified School District closed its doors to students due to a security threat that was later determined to be a hoax.
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.
LAUSD Officials Prep For El Niño's ArrivalWith the threat of a strong El Niño bearing down on Southern California, Los Angeles Unified School District officials are working feverishly to get their campuses ready.
LAUSD Ordered To Pay $6M To 2 Boys Molested By Telfair TeacherTwo teenage boys were each awarded more than $3 million Thursday from Los Angeles Unified as compensation for being sexually abused in elementary school by a former teacher.
After Years Of Cuts, School Districts Face Teacher ShortagesWhen a new school year began at the Sierra Sands Unified District 150 miles north of Los Angeles in August, students in four classes were greeted by a substitute.
LAUSD To Pay Another $4.5M To Former Miramonte StudentsLos Angeles Unified School District officials have agreed to pay another $4.5 million to former Miramonte Elementary School students.
LAUSD Rolls Out Campaign About Dangers Of 'Sexting'With thousands of students returning to Los Angeles Unified School District campuses Tuesday, officials are preparing to teach about the dangers of “sexting.”