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...
Rio Vista Elementary caps Black History Month with song, art and literacy

Rio Vista Elementary caps Black History Month with song, art and literacy

Rio Vista Elementary School students gathered this week with parents and faculty for a celebration of music, art and oration to honor significant African Americans, as Black History Month comes to a close. Students from pre-kindergarten through fifth grades recited...
$30 million Promise Neighborhood grant flows to L.A. Unified schools

$30 million Promise Neighborhood grant flows to L.A. Unified schools

Above, Mayor Eric Garcetti is joined by, from left, School Board President Steve Zimmer, YPI President Dixon Slingerland and School Board Member Mónica García as he announces a $30 million federal grant to benefit eight schools in L.A. Unified. Eight schools in L.A....
L.A. Unified, UTLA, city leadership enter historic pact to support student success

L.A. Unified, UTLA, city leadership enter historic pact to support student success

Above, Superintendent Michelle King and UTLA President Alex Caputo-Pearl add their signatures to the L.A. Compact. Los Angeles Unified leaders joined Wednesday with top officials from local government, business, labor and civic organizations in signing the L.A....