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Hollywood High goes down in history

Hollywood High goes down in history

Hollywood High School has been considered historic for quite some time, but last week, its status became official, as alumni celebrated the Home of the Sheiks’ placement on the National Register of Historic Places. To commemorate the 2012 designation, officials unveiled bronze plaques that were placed in the auditorium, library, and science and liberal arts [...] [...more]

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District remembers bus crash victims

District remembers bus crash victims

A local student survived the tragic bus crash on Interstate 5 near Orland last Thursday that claimed the lives of five Southern California students who were on their way to visit Humboldt State University. A student from Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools was on board when the crash occurred, as were 18 other Los Angeles [...] [...more]

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Rousseau joins LAUSD board

Rousseau joins LAUSD board

As candidates line up for the Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD) District 1 special election on June 3, the district’s board of education appointed a replacement for the late Marguerite LaMotte last week during a closed session. In the interim, USC clinical education professor and Rossier School of Education urban scholar Sylvia Rousseau will [...] [...more]

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Legislators flock to club’s first fundraiser

Legislators flock to club’s first fundraiser

The Miracle Mile Democratic Club (MMDC) is only seven months old, but the Mile’s first-ever democratic club is aspiring to become one of Southern California’s most influential. Last Sunday, the organization held its inaugural Miracle Mile Awards and honored former Assemblyman and current Los Angeles City Councilman Curren Price, 9th District, Los Angeles City Attorney [...] [...more]

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LAUSD’s Deasy urges calm, courage for area educators

LAUSD’s Deasy urges calm, courage for area educators

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) school year has commenced, but before students packed the hallways at area schools on Tuesday, administrators received a pep talk from Superintendent John Deasy, who urged the educators to remain calm. With the district undergoing several “huge” changes — a new curriculum, new assessments and a new accountability [...] [...more]

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Center proves that it takes a village

Center proves that it takes a village

It was a simple gathering. Pizza and salad were served to a host of people in an overcrowded room. There were no formal speeches or presentations, and people spent the majority of the luncheon chitchatting with fellow attendees. However, the event served as a thank you to people and organizations involved in providing “life and [...] [...more]

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LAUSD prevents lay-offs for 2013-2014 school year

LAUSD prevents lay-offs for 2013-2014 school year

When the 2013-2014 school year kicks off on Aug. 13, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will begin a year of “stabilization,” board member Steve Zimmer, 4th District, said. With a potentially longer school year and other changes being mulled for the 2014-2015 school year, the district is still benefitting from the passage of [...] [...more]

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Knowledge blooms in school garden

Knowledge blooms in school garden

In advance of hearing a board proposal, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) board member Steve Zimmer, 4th District, toured local elementary schools last week to check out their new, sustainable gardens. He said the board is preparing to propose a resolution that will facilitate sustainable school sites and school gardens throughout the district. To [...] [...more]

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Two candidates challenge Zimmer’s re-election bid

Two candidates challenge Zimmer’s re-election bid

With two candidates opting not to run due to a lack of signatures, only three candidates are running for the LAUSD Board of Education District 4 seat. One, Jeneen Robinson, is running as a write-in candidate. Jeneen Robinson Robinson, 40, is a youth minister in Watts and a community education advocate. She said she is [...] [...more]

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LAUSD application not considered

LAUSD application not considered

In the competition to secure federal Race to the Top funding, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is not being considered as a finalist, likely due to the district’s application lacking its union’s signature. Had the application been considered and approved, LAUSD would have been the first district in the nation to receive Race [...] [...more]

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