12 schools report double-digit jumps in graduation rates for the Class of 2016

12 schools report double-digit jumps in graduation rates for the Class of 2016

As L.A. Unified’s graduation rate climbed to 77 percent for the Class of 2016, an estimated 80 percent of the campuses reported increases in graduates, including a dozen schools that neared or topped the District’s average thanks to double-digit jumps in the...
District celebrates language as cultural bridge with video challenge, month-long observance

District celebrates language as cultural bridge with video challenge, month-long observance

In recognition of April as National Bilingual/Multilingual Learner Advocacy Month, L.A. Unified is showcasing stories and sharing strategies for celebrating the linguistic diversity of the nation’s second-largest school district. The Multilingual and...
Students, educators and communities honor the life and legacy of César E. Chávez

Students, educators and communities honor the life and legacy of César E. Chávez

By Elvia Perez Cano and Samuel Gilstrap Office of Communications Joining observances taking place around L.A. Unified and across the nation, students at Pinewood Elementary School held a special assembly to mark the birthday Friday of César E. Chávez, the late civil...
Innovation, imagination on display during Local District East STEM Fest

Innovation, imagination on display during Local District East STEM Fest

Above, students from Ann Street Elementary explain their STEM exhibit on brain functions to kids from Bryson Elementary. By Craig Sipes K-12 Science Specialist Local District East Nearly 2,000 students, families and community members embraced the theme – Inspire and...