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...
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...
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...
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...