District 2 Article Library

  • Final Successful School Climate Committee of the 2014-15 Academic Year Reflects on Progress and Success

    Our Successful School Climate: Progressive Discipline and Safety Committee wrapped up for the academic year. Our committee members offered reflections... [READ MORE]

    Hundreds of Students and Community Demand A-G for All; Board Postpones Action Until June 9 Meeting

    LAUSD has accomplished amazing gains by shifting our culture, demanding more accountability, and working collaboratively with... [READ MORE]

    Chancellor Rodriguez and Chief Terrazas Visit LAUSD!

    At our April meeting, we were honored to host two special guests - Los Angeles Community College District Chancellor Francisco C. Rodriguez and Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Terrazas... [READ MORE]

    Embracing Community Partnerships for A-G Success!

    In order to propel all our students to the graduation finish line, we must reach beyond LAUSD and work with our community partners. The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) is a key institution that serves our community... [READ MORE]

    Guillermina Awards Celebrates Phenomenal Women in Board District 2

    We celebrated our 6th Annual Guillermina Awards: Mujer Campeona! at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes. Named after my mom, this event recognized 44 fearless warriors from our community that continue to fight for... [READ MORE]

    GO East LA: First Annual KinderCaminata at East Los Angeles College

    The Eastside is rich in educational resources. Amongst them are Cal State LA and East Los Angeles College, our GO East LA partners. Earlier this month, East Los Angeles College welcomed 1000... [READ MORE]

    Educational Service Center (ESC) East Celebrates Day of Science and Engineering! 

    ESC East hosted the East Los Angeles community and celebrated a day of science and engineering. Students and their families enjoyed learning from student presenters from several elementary and...  [READ MORE]

    Miguel Contreras Teams Have A Strong Showing in Global Business Challenge - including First Place!

    The Global Business Challenge, hosted by Virtual Enterprises International (VEI) in New York City, New York, presented 29 student teams with a business case study, giving them two hours to conduct a thorough analysis... [READ MORE] 

    Volunteers Model Civic Engagement and Beautify Malabar!

    Volunteers came together at the 7th Annual Cleanup & Beautification Day at Malabar Street Elementary School. More than 40 volunteers armed with brooms, bags, shovels, and enthusiasm came together to show their Boyle Heights pride... [READ MORE]


    East LA Renaissance Academy Visit METRO

    Students from the East Los Angeles Renaissance Academy at Torres High School visited the LA County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (METRO) on a sharing expedition... [READ MORE]

    Stevenson College Center Gets Fresh Paint, Renews College Energy!

    Our Pirates celebrated the grand opening of their College Center to emphasize our district focus college and career ready graduates from Kinder to High School. UCLA BruinCorps VISTA program will collaborate with Principal Gonzalez to... [READ MORE]

    STEM Academy of Boyle Heights Competing with the Best: International Bridge Building Competition and MESA Competition 

    In our last edition, we shared that our STEM Academy team had earned a slot to compete at the International Bridge Building Competition. The results... [READ MORE]

    Garfield High School Principal Jose Huerta participated in the Principals at ED initiative hosted by the U.S. Department of Education. He had the opportunity to share strengths and areas of improvement for programs, policies and... [READ MORE]

    Governor Brown Appoints NCLR's Ortiz-Licon to CA State Board of Education

    The California State Board of Education (SBE) is the K-12 policy-making body for academic standards, curriculum, instructional materials, assessments and accountability. The SBE has 11 members, all of whom are appointed by... [READ MORE]

    Super Fabulous Interns Wendy, Nazly, and Jesus!

    We embrace our LAUSD talent in our Board District 2 Office. We celebrate three committed interns that have helped lead change in Los Angeles... [READ MORE]

    Super Fabulous 2nd Street Elementary Parent Representative and Librarian!

    Our 2nd Street students are college bound because of fabulous parent representatives like Julia Ortiz and librarians like Cynthia Ramirez! [READ MORE]

    Super Fabulous Community Partner Para Los Niños!

    Para Los Niños (PLN) is a fantastic community partner that was founded more than 30 years ago focused on children and families living in... [READ MORE]

    2 Super Fabulous Gates Millennium Scholars!

    Anahuacalmecac International University Preparatory High School Senior Maria Luisa P. and 

    Synergy Quantum Academy Senior, Fernando G., have been selected to receive the prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship! An avid Danzante, Maria has continued her... [READ MORE]

    Super Fabulous and Healthy Multnomah Elementary!

    Audrey Rowe, Administrator for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service, awarded Multnomah Elementary School the... [READ MORE]

    Super Fabulous LA County Teachers of the Year!

    We have an amazing teacher corps in our District that inspire our children to be lifelong learners. LAUSD is home to 22 L.A. County Teachers of the Year. I am proud to recognize 5 of the 22 teachers that teach in our Board District 2 schools... [READ MORE]