Parents, Teachers Protest How LAUSD Handled School Closures During Saddle Ridge FireParents and teachers rallied Tuesday outside of a Granada Hills school to protest how Los Angeles Unified School District handled school closures during the devastating Saddle Ridge Fire.
No Need To Be Tardy! California Becomes First State To Mandate Later School Start TimesAlso, advocates for the change in start times showed that students perform better.
LA Kings Partner With Sandy Hook Promise In Campaign To End Violence In Schools
LA State Senator Reintroduces Bill Calling For Later School Start TimesUnder the bill, which was vetoed last year by Gov. Jerry Brown, middle and high school classes would begin no earlier than 8:30 a.m.
LAUSD Board Approves Teacher Contract, Despite Financial Concerns From CountyThe Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education unanimously approved a new labor contract with the teachers' union Tuesday, despite a warning from the county that the agreement "is not sustainable on an ongoing basis."
Thousands Of Teachers March In Downtown Los Angeles As Strike LoomsThousands of teachers who may go on strike against the nation's second-largest school district next month marched and rallied in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday.
More Schools Banning Backpacks As Students Return To ClassAs parents and children around the country begin heading back to class, more and more schools are banning backpacks from their buildings.
School District Forcing Students To Smile In Hallways, Reports SayA Pennsylvania school district is under fire for a policy that allegedly requires students to smile when walking in school hallways.
LAUSD Hosts First In Series Of School Safety Town HallsThe event was the first of a handful that will take place in each LAUSD school board area over the next two months.
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.