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...
Seize the ‘gift’ of college opportunities, King urges high school students

Seize the ‘gift’ of college opportunities, King urges high school students

Above, Superintendent Michelle King and high school freshman Leslie Camacho address the GO Central City rally at Franklin High. Superintendent Michelle King and other district leaders signed a pledge Tuesday to strengthen the path to college for students in Northeast...
Board Member Dr. Vladovic honors unsung ‘Heroes in Education’

Board Member Dr. Vladovic honors unsung ‘Heroes in Education’

  Celebrating “incredible people doing incredible work,” School Board Member Dr. Richard Vladovic presented Heroes in Education awards to nearly 170 L.A. Unified educators, support staff, parents and community leaders, recognizing their service to...
‘Go to college!’ kids told during GO East LA celebration

‘Go to college!’ kids told during GO East LA celebration

Above, School Board Member Mónica García distributes college admission certificates to kindergartners at the annual GO East LA celebration. (Photo by Monica Carazo) Turning today’s learners into tomorrow’s leaders wasn’t just a banner behind excited...