SPEAK UP IN THE NEWS

It’s official: Jackie Goldberg and Heather Repenning are headed to a runoff in LAUSD school board race

Ortíz will not request a recount in LAUSD’s school board race, leaving Repenning and Goldberg to face off in May

Heather Repenning declares she’s made the runoff against Jackie Goldberg in race for LAUSD school board seat

Latinos are the vast majority in LAUSD’s Board District 5. But they likely won’t be the ones who elect their next school board member. Here’s why.

More money, more charter school scrutiny: Here’s what Jackie Goldberg wants to bring to LAUSD in her bid to rejoin the school board after nearly 30 years

Meet the 10 candidates running for LAUSD school board in District 5

In L.A., Magnet Schools Attracting Students but Not Headlines

After thousands rally for charter schools, LAUSD board votes for a moratorium

LAUSD board approves deal with teachers and potential freeze on charter-school growth

LAUSD Calls For Charter Moratorium After Teachers Strike

LAUSD / UTLA reach tentative agreement: what’s the deal?

LAUSD teachers should exercise their Janus rights, not follow their union off a fiscal cliff

LAUSD teachers get paid less than big-city peers, but a 6 percent raise would bring them closer

Experts: Crippling long-term debt isn’t leaving L.A. schools much wiggle room to avert a teacher strike — and may doom the district to takeover

UTLA’s crisis is here

A Field Guide To The 2019 Special Election For LAUSD School Board

10 candidates will be on the ballot in March to fill LAUSD’s vacant school board seat

Parents group says Los Angeles Unified failing to keep them informed on lead in water

What Do Families Want Most From Schools?

The pros and cons of LAUSD’s plan to decentralize into 32 networks

Saturday school and 1,000 Rams tickets — how LAUSD is trying to turn around a stubborn attendance problem

On eve of mediation, L.A. Unified offers teachers 6% raises — which the union rejects

 

LAUSD sweetens its offer on teacher raises, continues to call for a new category in evaluations to identify highly effective educators

As LA’s teachers union prepares to strike, here’s something that could be a bigger hang-up than raises: how to identify great teachers

Commentary: Kids should not be collateral damage in teachers strike

Teacher strike in Los Angeles? Parents comment on possible strike proposed by UTLA

Commentary: An open letter to LAUSD’s board about who gets to speak at meetings

Starting Today, L.A. Teachers Will Vote On Authorizing Their First Strike In A Generation

Los Angeles Teachers Take First Step Toward Strike

‘I want my voice heard’ — Showdown in the boardroom as Latino parents balk at an attempt to name a replacement for Ref Rodriguez without their input 

Vacant school board seat could remain unfilled for months

Padres piden al LAUSD que los dejen elegir la escuela de sus hijos

As LAUSD faces possible teachers strike, new superintendent says, ‘We need parents in that room with us, making more informed, better choices’

Ref Rodriguez resigns: 3 things to know about the Los Angeles Unified school board member’s departure

LAUSD board frees principals of struggling schools from having to hire teachers sent to them by the district

Austin Beutner is named superintendent as board members choose strong leadership to tackle LAUSD’s deep academic and fiscal challenges

LA families will have more school quality information than ever before in new interactive tool that rates schools

LAUSD moves to streamline how schools are rated, making it easier for parents to compare and evaluate them

LAUSD approves expensive health benefits contract but vows to be tougher in negotiations going forward

Shirley Ford, a California school choice champion, dies

Shirley Ford, passionate Los Angeles education advocate and co-founder of Parent Revolution, dies

LA schools have a tentative deal with labor partners on health benefits — but watchdogs warn it’s not aggressive enough in reining in costs

Women’s March 2018

Parents Are Tired of Being Asked for Input That’s Just for Show — School Districts Must Give Them Real Power to Make Change in the Classroom


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2018 Mid-Year Report