The Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution that urges the State Superintendent and State Board of Education to not use the 2015 SBAC assessment results to make any judgments regarding the District's students, teachers, or schools.
San Fernando Middle School students seek help as teacher suffers heart attack in classroom.
Recognized for their dedication and contribution to student achievement, a record five Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) educators were named Los Angeles County Teachers of the Year (TOY) for 2014-15 during a ceremony today at Universal City.
"Kudos to Van Nuys High School where 1,445 tests were given and 1,035 AP exams
were passed,” said Board Member Mónica Ratliff. “The hard working students of Van
Nuys and the teachers who helped them prepare for the exams deserve to feel
extremely proud of their collective achievement!"
Board Member Mónica Ratliff added the budget makes progress toward providing more services requested by those in her district. "I am glad that we passed a budget tonight that includes many promising investments for our students - investments that the parents, students, and constituents in my district have been requesting. We're lowering class size, reopening our libraries, and supporting summer school. I look forward to discussing over the next year how to meet another constituent priority – security at our campuses. “I applaud the superintendent for agreeing to revisit the Arts Education distribution of funds when Executive Director Rory Pullens joins us. In particular, I am looking forward to receiving the requested budget showing what would be required to expand the proposed Arts rotations from nine weeks to a semester or a full year."
The Los Angeles Board of Education approved an amendment Tuesday, calling on the Superintendent for the Los Angeles Unified School District to submit a report in 120 days regarding the establishment of a formal student voice on the board.
– A new wave of engineers from Polytechnic High School is welcome at the elite campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Los Angeles Unified School District proudly announced today that five students from Polytechnic High School’s Math/Science Magnet have been admitted to the prestigious university. In the past three years, 11 Poly students have been accepted at what may be the nation’s premier program for science and technology.