Superintendent Austin Beutner announced Tuesday that the Los Angeles Unified School District will invest $1 million to support students experiencing homelessness and those who are part of the foster-care system.
Nearly 270,000 kindergarten through 12th students in California experienced homelessness during the 2018-2019 school year, according to a report released Monday by UCLA.
A North Carolina mother is filing a lawsuit against her son’s school after a former resource officer restrained her child, who suffers from autism, for nearly 40 minutes.
“Sesame Street” has always pressed for inclusion. Now in the wake of the national reckoning on race, it’s going further — teaching children to stand up against racism. Sesame Workshop — the nonprofit, educational organization behind “Sesame Street” — will air the half-hour anti-racist special “The Power of We” and hopes families will watch together.
Beloved Watts community activist 'Sweet' Alice Harris is announcing a huge partnership and outreach to get computers and reliable internet access to homeless students in the Los Angeles Unified School District.
The Los Angeles Unified School District has voted to observe April 24 as an official school holiday in recognition of the Armenian Genocide.
On Wednesday, Los Angeles Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner issued an open letter to President Trump informing the president that the district will not be including a prepared letter from the president in family food boxes and calling for immediate passage of a bipartisan bill providing relief for schools.
Sure it's nice to sleep in and do math problems in comfy clothes. But there are a host of other problems, like a lack of technology and even textbooks making virtual learning more difficult, especially for those at the lower end of the socioeconomic rung.
Los Angeles Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner said Monday that the school district has created a COVID-19 testing system in anticipation of students returning to its campuses.
A study conducted by the Stop Asian-American Pacific Islander Hate Youth Campaign found that 1 in 4 young Asian Americans have personally experienced anti-Asian hate during the COVID-19 pandemic.
It’s not just toilet paper and Clorox that have become harder to find these days.
A study conducted from data collected by the CDC found that COVID-19 cases among people aged 18-22 increased 55% in just one month.
Community and business leaders are answering the call to provide homeless children in the Los Angeles Unified School District the devices and internet access they need to go to school during the pandemic.
Superintendent Austin Beutner said Monday that public schools in Los Angeles are not yet ready to reopen for in-person instruction amid the coronavirus, even as he detailed some of the challenges in virtual learning.
A local teacher says online classes have been a nightmare.
Nine parents of Los Angeles Unified children have filed a proposed class-action lawsuit alleging that the district's plans for distance learning are inadequate and violate students' rights to a basic public education under the state constitution.
Long-time community activist “Sweet Alice" Harris is calling on the Los Angeles Unified School District to keep its promise to give homeless students devices so they can do their homework and keep up in school during the virus era.
Los Angeles Unified School District is looking at options to reopen schools when it is safe to do so amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but Superintendent Austin Beutner said Monday implementing those plans won't be easy.
Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County ClerkDean Logan announced on Tuesday that dozens of Los Angeles Unified School District campuses will serve as vote centers in the Nov. 3 election.
As Los Angeles Unified students continue to learn in virtual classrooms, the superintendent reiterated Monday that "any return to schools is not without risk" during the pandemic and no decision has been made on when campuses will reopen.