Vintage Magnet celebrates National Blue Ribbon honors

Vintage Magnet celebrates National Blue Ribbon honors

Above, from left, Students Krystelle Arcinas, Marissa Soto, Nadia Wilson and Alex Lopez pose with Vintage Magnet Principal Nancy Mourao and the National Blue Ribbon plaque awarded by the U.S. Department of Education. L.A. Unified leaders joined students at Vintage...
International Studies Learning Center recognized nationally for educational excellence

International Studies Learning Center recognized nationally for educational excellence

Above, Japanese is one of four world languages taught at the International Studies Learning Center, which has won national acclaim for excellence in education.    International Studies Learning Center in South Gate – where students are taught Spanish, French, Mandarin...
Pioneering teacher honored as Distinguished Educator by Charter College of Education

Pioneering teacher honored as Distinguished Educator by Charter College of Education

Above, Chief Academic Officer Frances Gipson, left, congratulates Joyce Wang for her recognition as a Distinguished Educator.  Joyce Wang, a veteran teacher who founded L.A. Unified’s successful Mandarin immersion program, was honored recently as one of Southern...
Dyslexia Learning Group delves into strategies to better support students

Dyslexia Learning Group delves into strategies to better support students

Above, specialized instruction taught one-to-one or in small groups helps students with dyslexia to improve spoken and written language skills. By Diana Inouye Coordinator, K-12 Instruction Division of Special Education L.A. Unified recognizes October as Dyslexia...
Students ‘challenged’ to solve complex problems and become tomorrow’s leaders

Students ‘challenged’ to solve complex problems and become tomorrow’s leaders

Above: Excited members of this year’s Challenge Los Angeles competitors from Grant Senior High School, from left, senior Ashley Chavarria and juniors Miriam Lara, Vanessa Vazquez and Alexis Chavarria. by Monica Carazo, Office of Communications Students are often told...
Venice High educator named a California Teacher of the Year

Venice High educator named a California Teacher of the Year

Above, Venice Senior High teacher Kirsten Farrell receives accolades from supporters during a Gondoliers football game. Kirsten Farrell, a health science and medical technology teacher for Venice Senior High School, has been named by State Schools Superintendent Tom...