The Accelerated Schools’ principal has a simple message for her students: “It’s not if you’re going to go to college, it’s where you’re going to go to college,” Katherine Aguirre said. “It’s not an option. The options have been limited. ...
Los Angeles Unified School District pupils in grades K-12 can participate in the 2013-14 LAUSD School Attendance Challenge underway through May 2014.
Are you a student attending a Historically Black College and University who’s interested in giving back to both your community and your university? If so, Ford is inviting you to enter the Ford Community Challenge Competition for Historically Black Colleges ...
Ending days of speculation that John Deasy was prepared to step down as superintendent of the nation’s second-largest school district, the Los Angeles Unified School District board today gave Deasy a “satisfactory” job evaluation and extended his contract for another ...
Five Los Angeles Unified School District teachers and their students won field trips to farms where food served in cafeterias is grown, it was announced today.
After reporting Los Angeles County’s highest truancy rate last year, the Pasadena Unified School District now says it made a clerical error and that its truancy rates are in fact much lower than originally stated, it was reported today.
City and school district officials are encouraging participation in Wednesday’s inaugural citywide Walk to School Day.
The Los Angeles Unified School District's ambitious $1 billion plan to equip every student with an iPad appeared today to remain mired in uncertainty.
High school students considering a career in music and administrators in charge of music programs have until Oct. 22 to apply for the 10th annual Grammy Camp next summer and the Grammy Signature Schools program.
Hawthorne student Chika Okonkwo, third from left, was one of 30 students selected by Edison International this year to each receive a $40,000 scholarship to pursue studies in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) field.
Last week, students at Barack Obama Charter School (BOCS) in Los Angeles kicked-off the new school year with donated backpacks, books, and free haircuts.
Federal spending cuts are hitting 57,000 children who would have started preschool in the next few weeks. The Administration for Children and Families reported Monday that 51,299 fewer children will begin Head Start preschool programs and 5,966 fewer toddlers will ...
An estimated 600,000 students in the nation’s second-largest school district returned to classes today for the start of the Los Angeles Unified School District’s 2013-14 term, with stepped up security at campuses.
An estimated 600,000 students in the nation’s second-largest school district will return to their classrooms Tuesday, as Los Angeles Unified School District classes start the 2013-2014 term.
Standardized test scores for students in Los Angeles County and around the state dipped just slightly compared to last year, the state Department of Education announced today.