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.
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.
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.
Cortines Emphasizes Arts, Education For Poor Students In Farewell AddressLos Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Ramon Cortines gave his farewell address Tuesday, as thousands of students prepare for the start of the school year.
L.A. Unified Chief Warns Of Bleak Financial OutlookLA Unified interim Superintendent Ramon Cortines is warning that if the district doesn't get its finances in order it will be "another Detroit."
Report: LAUSD Chief Says School District Can't Afford iPads For Every StudentSupt. Ramon Cortines says the LAUSD cannot afford a $1.3 billion plan to distribute iPad computer tablets to every student, teacher and administrator, according to a report.
New Superintendent Says Fixing LAUSD's Class Scheduling System Will Take Time, MoneyFixing the Los Angeles Unified School District’s troubled computerized student information system is going to take time and it will cost money, Superintendent Ramon Cortines told the district’s board Tuesday.
New LAUSD Interim Superintendent Ramon Cortines Begins WatchMonday will mark the first day for interim LAUSD Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines.
LAUSD Board Settles Sexual Harassment Claim Against Ramon CortinesThe Los Angeles Unified School District has made a settlement offer in a sexual-harassment claim filed by a senior management employee against retired Superintendent Ramon Cortines.
LAUSD Board Selects Operators For Several CampusesSome big changes are on the way for Los Angeles schools and charter school operators say, it’s a victory.
LAUSD Mulls Roughly 5,000 LayoffsThe Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education may authorize layoffs for 5,000 employees, including more than 4,000 teachers.
LAUSD Officer To Be Fired Over Alleged Shooting HoaxThe Los Angeles police chief has apologized to residents for the inconvenience caused by a massive dragnet set up to catch a gunman who investigators now say did not exist.
LAUSD Chief Organizes Committee To Help Black StudentsSuperintendent Ramon C. Cortines says he has organized a committee to help black students close a deep achievement gap.
LAUSD Appoints Replacement For Superintendent CortinesThe Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education is considering hiring a replacement for retiring Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines.
Unions Decry Lack Of Search For LAUSD Chiefhen the Los Angeles school board appointed a deputy superintendent last summer, it was widely expected he would be first in line to replace retiring Superintendent Ramon Cortines.