Teacher Appreciation Week Spotlight: Nimitz teacher goes the distance in creating equitable outcomes for students

Teacher Appreciation Week Spotlight: Nimitz teacher goes the distance in creating equitable outcomes for students

Above, Nimitz Middle School teacher Tiffany Smith teaches her sixth-graders to embrace the lessons of resiliency, character and community. Teacher and Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week is May 7-11, and LAUSD Daily is celebrating the classroom heroes who work every...
Teacher Appreciation Week Spotlight: Second-generation educator makes an impact at Union Avenue Elementary

Teacher Appreciation Week Spotlight: Second-generation educator makes an impact at Union Avenue Elementary

Teacher and Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week is May 7-11, and LAUSD Daily is celebrating the classroom heroes who work every day to educate, lead, mentor and inspire the students of L.A. Unified. Each day this week, we will profile a teacher or substitute teacher...
City Council honors Ekchian during Armenian Genocide observance

City Council honors Ekchian during Armenian Genocide observance

Above, City Councilman Paul Krekorian presents Interim Superintendent Vivian Ekchian with a proclamation recognizing her commitment to the students of Los Angeles. Interim Superintendent Vivian Ekchian was honored Wednesday by the Los Angeles City Council during a...
Hard work is a labor of love for Acadeca’s Coach of the Year

Hard work is a labor of love for Acadeca’s Coach of the Year

The Academic Decathlon team from the Valley Academy of Arts and Sciences shows off its trophies and medals. From left, Richard Diaz, Erandi Rubi, Justin Hogarth, Allen Cuellar, Juan Velasco, Coach Maria Guerra, Team Manager Elizabeth Agazaryan, Heriberto Guzman, Iman...
Mark Twain reaps benefits of investment in neighborhood schools

Mark Twain reaps benefits of investment in neighborhood schools

Above, seventh-grader Jack Wind leads parents on a tour of Mark Twain Middle School in Mar Vista. Enrollment at Mark Twain Middle School has increased nearly 20 percent in the past three years, and parents in communities surrounding the Mar Vista campus want to know...
KPMG fosters love of learning with donation of literacy

KPMG fosters love of learning with donation of literacy

Above, KPMG volunteer Alyse Hayashi reads to first-graders at Ninth Street Elementary School. For Ninth Street Elementary School fourth-grader Jacob North, tackling a “chapter book” or peeling back the cover of a science fiction comic book is like opening...