L.A. Unified executives discover new appreciation for every-day heroes serving students

L.A. Unified executives discover new appreciation for every-day heroes serving students

Above: Chief facilities executive Mark Hovatter reads to students as part of his day shadowing Melvin Avenue Elementary library aide Anita Persoff. (Photo by Davis Barber Photography.) As part of Classified School Employee Week, Superintendent Michelle King and L.A....
Class of 2017 spotlight: Narbonne grad follows her mother’s advice to a career defending her country’s honor

Class of 2017 spotlight: Narbonne grad follows her mother’s advice to a career defending her country’s honor

Roysha Rowland remembers her mother suggesting for years that she join the U.S. military after high school. Roysha resisted the message, practically turning a deaf ear to the idea, until starting 11th grade. Having reached a tipping point by then, the message sank in,...