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...
Students get a move-on during Walk to School Day

Students get a move-on during Walk to School Day

Above, clockwise from left, Board Member Kelly Gonez at Panorama City Elementary; Mayor Eric Garcetti at Magnolia Elementary; students from Holmes Middle School; Board Member Nick Melvoin at Mark Twain Middle School; and kids at the Judith F. Baca Arts Academy. They...
Army ‘gives back’ with training sessions for Local District South administrators

Army ‘gives back’ with training sessions for Local District South administrators

Above, Army Sgt. Melvin Hunt , left, and Maj. Hany Noureddine display goggles that simulate impaired vision during a training event for administrators in Local District South. By Daryl Strickland Office of Communications About 100 educators from Local District South...
Vintage Magnet, Harbor Teacher Prep honored with National Blue Ribbon awards

Vintage Magnet, Harbor Teacher Prep honored with National Blue Ribbon awards

Above, the award-winning Vintage Math/Science/Technology Magnet features a hands-on approach to learning. Two L.A. Unified schools – Vintage Magnet in North Hills and Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy in Wilmington – were named today as National Blue Ribbon Schools...
Dual language programs added to ‘Choices’ brochure as Unified Enrollment begins

Dual language programs added to ‘Choices’ brochure as Unified Enrollment begins

Above, Teacher Karina Hung leads a Mandarin class at Braddock Drive Elementary School. Dual language programs are now included in the new Unified Enrollment system. L.A. Unified is launching the first phase of its highly anticipated Unified Enrollment system,...