Have a happy and safe Memorial Day

Have a happy and safe Memorial Day

L.A. Unified will be closed on Monday in observance of Memorial Day, when the nation remembers and honors the men and women who died in service of their country. A number of ceremonies are planned around Los Angeles to mark the national holiday. The Daily will resume...
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: L.A. Unified chief facilities executive Mark Hovatter reads to students as part of his day shadowing Melvin Ave. Elementary library aide Anita Persoff. Photo by Davis Barber Photography. As part of Classified School Employee Week, Superintendent Michelle King...
‘Rally in the Valley’ highlights growing popularity, success of elementary robotics programs

‘Rally in the Valley’ highlights growing popularity, success of elementary robotics programs

Showcasing their budding high-tech skills and their well-established sportsmanship, more than 350 students from more than a dozen schools participated last weekend in the fourth annual Rally in the Valley, a celebration of coding, robotics and engineering. Held at the...
Book donations build literacy, inspire imaginations in Local District East

Book donations build literacy, inspire imaginations in Local District East

Books, books and more books recently found their way to two schools in Local District East, where students, families, educators and public officials celebrated the joy and opportunities offered by reading. Los Angeles-based accounting firm KMPG donated 10,000 books...