New state law allows schools to ‘pass it, don’t trash it’ when it comes to cafeteria leftovers

New state law allows schools to ‘pass it, don’t trash it’ when it comes to cafeteria leftovers

It’s mealtime at Broad Avenue Elementary School in Wilmington, and the students are deciding what they want – and don’t want – to eat. A couple of minutes later, bins set up in each of the classrooms are filled with fruit, uneaten entrees and unopened cartons of milk...
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....
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 schools...