LA Schools To Launch New Summer Lunch ProgramThe district on Thursday said it will serve free lunches through summer to children and the disabled at 317 school campuses along with 105 parks and recreation centers.
Proposal Would Provide More To Troubled LA SchoolsRepresentatives for both sides said Tuesday the agreement calls for adding a school counselor and administrator, establishing a mentor program for teachers and providing other educational resources.
City Council Eyes Limits On Street Sweeping Parking Restrictions Near LA Schools Parents who drop off their children at schools in the city of Los Angeles may no longer have to fear a parking ticket when they do so.
LA County Expands Crossing Guard Services To Middle SchoolsParents are hailing the decision by Los Angeles County officials to expand crossing guard services to middle schools following a deadly accident near a Hollywood campus.
UTLA Encourages LAUSD Parents To Demand Pay Raises, Smaller Class SizesMembers of United Teachers Los Angeles were handing out leaflets to parents dropping their kids off at Los Angeles Unified School District schools Tuesday morning calling for smaller class sizes, increased staffing and salary increases.
Report: No Librarians At Half Of LAUSD Middle, Elementary School LibrariesBudget cuts in the Los Angeles Unified School District have left roughly half of its elementary and middle schools without librarians.
State, Federal Agencies Will Look For Environmental Hazards At SoCal Schools The Los Angeles Unified School District is among several Southern California school districts that will go under an environmental microscope.
Lawmaker Moves To Boost Training For Teachers To ID, Report Child Abuse A Southland lawmaker has introduced a bill in Sacramento that would require training for teachers and other school staffers on how to identify suspected cases of child abuse.
Calif. Schools Prepare For Transgender Rights LawWith a law that spells out the rights of transgender students in grades K-12 set to take effect in California, school districts are reviewing locker room layouts, scheduling sensitivity training for coaches, assessing who will sleep where during overnight field trips and reconsidering senior portrait dress codes.
LAUSD Teachers, Staffers 'Coming Out' In Support Of LGBT Students Thousands of district employees took part Thursday in what officials hailed as a groundbreaking initiative in support of LGBT students.
LAUSD Takes Back iPads From Students In Wake Of Hacking ReportsOfficials with the Los Angeles Unified school district have begun confiscating iPad tablet computers from students following reports of hacking and misuse of the devices, according to reports Tuesday.
USC Ranked 4th On Playboy's 'Top Party Schools' In USIt's a dubious honor that may make Tommy Trojan blush: USC has been named among the nation's top 5 party schools.
Lockdown Lifted In Paramount After Authorities Take Suspect Into CustodyAuthorities Friday said they've taken one person into custody following a report of a man with a gun in Paramount.
Bill Eases Path For Firing Teachers For Misconduct The Legislature on Thursday passed a bill intended to speed and streamline the process for dismissing teachers accused of misconduct, despite the opinion of some that the measure should be improved, possibly next year.
LAUSD Eyes $80M Redevelopment Plan For Blighted SchoolsFour blighted schools in the San Fernando Valley could be getting makeovers if Los Angeles Unified school officials have their way