With District In The Red, Michelle King Vows To Make LA Schools 'The Best You Will Find'"We are a district on the move and that we are a district of opportunity. I’m inviting all families to come here. Our doors are open. We are the best you will find.” -Michelle King, LAUSD Superintendent
School Semester Ends In Porter Ranch On Anxious NoteFumes from a nearby gas leak in Aliso Canyon -- going on for nearly two months -- have forced the LAUSD to close two schools and relocate the students and faculty to two other facilities.
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.
Ex-LAPD Chief Says LAUSD Overreacted To Schools Threat; Beck Fires BackFormer Los Angeles police chief Bill Bratton is criticizing local officials' response to a threat that resulted in the closure of all Los Angeles Unified school district campuses.
The 3 R's: Reading, Writing And Rage -- Porter Ranch Parents Pull Their Kids Out Of School Over Gas Leak"I want them to relocate the school," Dee Ann Abernathy said, "so that the children can learn in a safe environment."
School Officials Settle Lawsuit Where Students Alleged They Were Forced To Take Phony Classes, Run ErrandsBriana Lamb said she went to three classrooms a day where all she did was stamp letters and cut papers out of work books.
USC Survey Finds Majority Of Voters Know 'A Little' Or 'Nothing' About Common CoreA new poll found more than one in four California voters - about 26 percent - had not heard of the Common Core state standards.
Common Core Results Trickle In But Results Fall Short Of Initial GoalsResults for some of the states that participated in Common Core-aligned testing for the first time this spring are out, with overall scores higher than expected though still below what many parents may be accustomed to seeing.
KNX Spotlight On Schools: Making The GradeSchools in the United States are rated 35th in the world in the areas of science and mathematics.
LA Schools To Raise Awareness With 'Sexting' Education CurriculumSchool officials will roll out a broad plan to educate students on the dangers of sharing sexually explicit photos via texting and the Internet.
New LAUSD Budget Gives Teachers 10 Percent Raise, Cuts Hundreds Of Jobs; Superintendent To Step DownThe new budget envisions the layoffs of hundreds of staff members but also provides the first salary hikes in nearly a decade.
Play It Forward Nonprofit Helps Schools Get Sports Equipment