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LAUSD reopens playgrounds at elementary, early education campuses

Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner joins a kindergarten class at Kenter Canyon School in Brentwood to celebrate the reopening of playgrounds at early education centers and elementary schools across the district on Monday, May 3, 2021. Parents were upset to learn that the play structures were off limits when students first returned to school last month. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Custodian Fidel Alfaro sprays down Kenter Canyon Sch...
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LAUSD reopens playgrounds at elementary, early ed campuses

Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner joins a kindergarten class at Kenter Canyon School in Brentwood to celebrate the reopening of playgrounds at early education centers and elementary schools across the district on Monday, May 3, 2021. Parents were upset to learn that the play structures were off limits when students first returned to school last month. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Custodian Fidel Alfaro sprays down Kenter Canyon Sch...
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LAUSD teachers oppose adding 10 days to school year, union says

LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner, right, and State Senator Henry Stern observe teacher Bruce Newborn at Hale Charter Academy, Friday, April, 30, 2021. Middle and high school students in the Los Angeles Unified School District returned to the classroom for the first time in more than a year this week. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Students check in before entering Hale Charter Academy, Friday, April, 30, 2021. Middle and high school students in the Los Angeles Unifi...
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LAUSD’S outgoing superintendent offers to ‘be around’ to help with transition

LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner holds a press conference at Willow Elementary School in South Gate on Thursday, April 22, 2021 after welcoming back students. Beutner said this week he will not renew his contract when it ends in June. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner holds a press conference at Willow Elementary School in South Gate on Thursday, April 22, 2021 after welcoming back students. Beutner said this week he will not re...
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Southern California elected officials react to Chauvin verdict

Here’s how Southern California’s elected officials responded Tuesday, April 20, after a Minnesota jury convicted former police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd: Gov. Gavin Newsom: “The hard truth is that, if George Floyd looked like me, he’d still be alive today. No conviction can repair the harm done to George Floyd and his family, but today’s verdict provides some accountability as we work to root out the racial injustice that haunts our society,” Newsom said. “We must contin...
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Board’s vote puts LAUSD on path to providing universal preschool by 2024

LAUSD School Board President Kelly Gonez launches a push for universal preschool in Los Angeles on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 with UTLA Vice President Julie Van Winkle and School Board Member Jackie Goldberg at LAUSD’s Arminta Early Education Center in North Hollywood on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Children return to a second day of preschool at LAUSD’s Arminta Early Education Center in North Hollywood where LAUSD School Board President ...
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LAUSD anticipates $5.2B in COVID relief aid

The nation’s second-largest school district is anticipating a one-time windfall of up to about $5.2 billion in COVID-19 relief aid from the state and federal government to help students recover from learning losses and to deal with the trauma they’ve experienced over the course of the pandemic. Given the unique opportunity, leaders in the Los Angeles Unified School District ought to dream big and reimagine an education system that works for all students, some board members say. At the same time,...
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Franklin declares victory in school board race, one of the most expensive in LAUSD history

Los Angeles Unified school board candidate Tanya Ortiz Franklin has declared victory in the District 7 race, where her 16-point lead over Patricia Castellanos has not budged since election night. Having captured 58% of the votes that have been counted so far compared to the 42% that’s gone to Castellanos, Franklin posted a statement on social media shortly after 8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 6, saying she was “deeply honored that the voters of Board District 7 have chosen me as their next representative.”...
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Schmerelson doubles down on claim that he’s won LAUSD’s District 3 race

Scott Schmerelson, the incumbent in the Los Angeles Unified school board race for District 3, is doubling down on his position that he has won the election, though his opponent has yet to concede. In a statement issued by his campaign on Wednesday, Nov. 4, Schmerelson was already making plans for his second term in office. “We need to make sure that our schools are physically ready to re-open safely with adequate room for social distancing and sufficient supplies of PPE so that when LAUSD school...
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Franklin feeling ‘positive’ with double-digit lead in LAUSD’s District 7 race

Tanya Ortiz Franklin, candidate for LAUSD school board (District 7) (Courtesy) Los Angeles Unified school board candidate Tanya Ortiz Franklin said Wednesday, Nov. 4, that she’s hopeful about prevailing in the District 7 race after maintaining a roughly 16 percentage-point lead throughout election night, though the first-time candidate said she wanted to wait until final results are in before celebrating. By early Wednesday, Franklin had captured 58% of the votes compared to 42% for Castellan...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, Education, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Eric Garcetti, Harbor, Democratic Party, Watts, San Fernando, Franklin, Castellanos, Sheila Kuehl


LAUSD likely won’t reopen before January at earliest, teachers union affirms

Schools in Los Angeles Unified likely won’t reopen until January at the earliest, the head of the teachers union said Friday, Oct. 30, affirming a timeline that school board members are said to support. “Given L.A. County’s rising COVID infections, we believe the earliest possible date for a safe and academically sound physical return to school is the beginning of the second semester — January 2021,” Cecily Myart-Cruz, president of United Teachers Los Angeles, said during her weekly message to u...
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LAUSD board condemns Azerbaijan for ‘unprovoked’ attacks on ethnic Armenians

The Los Angeles Unified school board passed an emergency resolution late Tuesday, Oct. 6, condemning Azerbaijan’s “unprovoked” attack on ethnic Armenians in the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, also known as Artsakh, as board members became the latest local officials to weigh in on the ongoing conflict overseas. The board also voted unanimously in a separate resolution to give students the day off on April 24 of each year, starting next school year, to observe the Armenian Genocide. Los A...
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2020 elections: Battle continues for LAUSD District 3 board seat

 Los Angeles Unified school board District 3 District: Includes West San Fernando Valley and portions of the South Valley through North Hollywood Incumbent: Scott Schmerelson, 69, was elected to the board in 2015 after nearly four decades as an educator. He has been a classroom teacher, counselor and principal and is currently the director of Region 21 of the California School Boards Association. He previously served as president and executive director of Region 16 of the Association of Califo...
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Two telephone town halls tackle coronavirus, July 21, and school re-openings, July 30

  Rep. Adam B. Schiff in his district office in Burbank on Monday, Feb 24, 2020. (Photo by Ed Crisostomo, Contributing Photographer)   Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) holds two telephone town halls in July. The congressman on a variety of topics that stem from the coronavirus pandemic including the federal government’s response to COVID-19, the subsequent economic and unemployment crisis, unemployment benefits, small business relief and the possibility of school re-openings in the coming month...
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Community meetings – online – in the San Fernando Valley, July 20-27

    AP Photo/Richard Vogel A view of the Bothwell Ranch property in Tarzana, CA., on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)   Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences plus the potential for positive personal and community enrichment. Here is a sampling of upcoming online meetings.   Cinema Club at Sun Valley Branch Library: Discusses “Hunt for the Wilderpeople” (2016, New Zealand), 5 p.m. July 20...
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LAUSD discussion on future of school police ends in stalemate

A Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education discussion about the future of its 471-member police department ended in a stalemate Tuesday, after zero of the three proposals for action received majority support from the seven-member body. The legislative impasse came after hours of public comment and vigorous debate among the democratically elected board following weeks of youth-led protests to defund the Los Angeles School Police Department (LASPD), a call backed by the teachers unio...
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LA school board to mull funding cuts for police department following ‘defund’ protests

The Los Angeles Unified school board will consider three resolutions calling to re-examine, reform or all-but dismantle its school police department on Tuesday, a topic likely to spark impassioned debate about the role of law enforcement officers in schools. The resolutions come amid ongoing protests for racial justice and demands that local governments slash municipal police budgets, calls directed at the LA School Police Department (LASPD) after public school districts in Minneapolis, Chicago ...
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Coronavirus economy could cost LAUSD $500 million

The coronavirus economy will deliver a $507 million hit for Los Angeles Unified’s coming academic year, officials said on Tuesday, May 19, at the district’s first board meeting since the outbreak forced campuses to shutter. District Chief Financial Officer David Hart offered the grim post-pandemic budget projections for the nation’s second largest school district, which he said was already operating with a structural deficit and facing declining enrollment. According to his projection, L.A. Unif...
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LA County’s March 3 election results are certified; here’s who will go to a Nov. 3 runoff

The long wait for results from the March 3 elections is finally over. The L.A. County Registrar-Recorder County Clerk’s office announced Friday, March 27, it certified the final results for every race in the county. Several close races were left hanging as counting continued through a month that went sideways when the coronavirus pandemic hit full force. The races that were watched most closely were those teetering on requiring a November runoff. At city and county levels, the 50%-plus-one thres...
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LA city clerk announces qualified candidates for March 3 primary election

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles City Clerk’s Office on Monday released the official list of 33 candidates who have qualified to appear on the ballot for the March 2020 City Council and Los Angeles Unified School Board of Education primary elections. In the primary, the top two candidates with the most votes will move on to a general election runoff on Nov. 3. The candidates who have qualified for the primary election ballot: Council District 2 — Paul Krekorian, incumbent member of the City Council...
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LAUSD’s board has a new member. But no time to celebrate, as the campaign for a parcel tax marches on

By Taylor Swaak || LA School Report With Tuesday’s school board election delivering a decisive win for public education firebrand Jackie Goldberg, next month’s parcel tax vote is now center stage. L.A. Unified’s next election — less than three weeks away on June 4 — will ask residents within district boundaries to support Measure EE, a tax of 16 cents per square foot of developed property to raise about $500 million annually for the district. L.A. Unified is projecting insolvency in three years ...
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LAUSD board runoff election will bring new member to the panel

LOS ANGELES — Former Los Angeles Unified School District board member Jackie Goldberg will look to rejoin the seven-member panel Tuesday when she faces former teacher and mayoral aide Heather Repenning in a runoff election. Goldberg and Repenning are vying for the Board of Education seat left vacant by the resignation of Ref Rodriguez, who stepped down last July after pleading guilty to conspiracy and other charges for laundering campaign donations from family and friends. In the March 5 primary...
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It’s official: Jackie Goldberg and Heather Repenning are headed to a runoff in LAUSD school board race

By Taylor Swaak, LA School Report Former L.A. city official Heather Repenning and teachers union-pick Jackie Goldberg are officially headed to a May runoff for L.A. Unified’s Board District 5 school board seat, as the county registrar certified the March 5 primary results on Friday. Goldberg had been leagues ahead of the race’s nine other candidates since election night, finishing Friday with 15,935 votes — 48.18 percent of the 33,074 total ballots cast. While the 74-year-old’s status as a forme...
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LAUSD continues to struggle to stay afloat as it waits for new revenue, latest financial report shows

By Taylor Swaak | LA School Report School board members have approved L.A. Unified’s latest budget, even though the district is still far from being financially sustainable. The revised fiscal stabilization plan lays out the district’s response to county concerns about deficit spending, inadequate reserve levels and reliance on non-guaranteed funds to keep itself afloat. But instead of providing clarity, the latest budget highlighted the district’s deepening reliance on new funding sources as it...
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Repenning claims victory, looks to spot in runoff against Jackie Goldberg for LAUSD school board seat

Heather Repenning’s campaign claimed victory on Friday after a final round of vote tallies in the LAUSD school board primary election solidified her lead by a fractional margin over Graciela Ortiz, meaning she will likely face Jackie Goldberg in a May 14 runoff for the seat. The County Registrar’s office said there are no outstanding votes left to be counted from the March 5 primary, although the election results have yet to be certified. Earning 13.13 percent of the vote, Repenning’s edge over ...
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Repenning claims victory, looks ahead to spot in runoff against Jackie Goldberg for LAUSD school board seat

Heather Repenning’s campaign claimed victory on Friday after a final round of vote tallies in the LAUSD school board primary election cemented her lead by a fractional margin over Graciela Ortiz, meaning she will likely face Jackie Goldberg in a May 14 runoff for the seat. The County Registrar’s office said there are no outstanding votes left to be counted from the March 5 primary, although the election results have yet to be certified. Earning 13.13 percent of the vote, Repenning’s edge over Or...
Tags: News, Education, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, City Council, Local News, Eric Garcetti, Ortiz, Legislature, Goldberg, Top Stories LADN, Ref Rodriguez, LAUSD Board District, Jackie Goldberg, Heather Repenning


LAUSD board race: Heather Repenning leaps over Graciela Ortiz to possibly face Jackie Goldberg in May runoff

New vote tallies in the LAUSD school board district 5 election released Friday afternoon revealed a jump by Mayor Eric Garcetti-backed Heather Repenning, as political veteran Jackie Goldberg remained comfortably in the lead with more than 48 percent of the vote. Because teachers union-backed Goldberg failed to secure a majority, she will face her runner up in a May 14 runoff. Friday’s results, updated to reflect approximately 2,000 counted mail-in ballots, showed Repenning ahead of Huntington Pa...
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LAUSD Election 2019: With progressive veteran in the lead, the runners-up for LA School Board are in a tight race for run-off

Front-runner and labor favorite Jackie Goldberg continued leading the pack in the Los Angeles Unified School District’s school board district 5 election Wednesday. But the race for a seat that could tilt the political shift of the school board was far from over. Goldberg, who won just over 48 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s election, will most likely face a runoff against one of two candidates who are now in an extremely tight battle for second place. Huntington Park Councilwoman Graciela “Grac...
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Photos: St. Elisabeth Church celebrates Ash Wednesday

Father Antonio Fiorenza applies ashes to parishioners during Ash Wednesday mass at St. Elisabeth Church in Van Nuys on March 6, 2019. “Ashes are a sign of mortality, children don’t be afraid,” said Father Antonio Fiorenza to the school children during the mass. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG) Keara Skeries, 17, of Louisville High School and on service, Jesus Martinez, 6, and his first grade teacher Luz De La Cruz pray during Ash Wednesday mass at St. Elisabeth Church in ...
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LAUSD Election 2019: Jackie Goldberg takes lead in LA school board race that appears headed for May runoff

Political veteran Jackie Goldberg appeared to be headed for a May 14 runoff for a seat that could significantly alter the political balance of the Los Angeles Unified School District school board, after residents of the city’s northeast stretches took to the polls Tuesday. With mail-in and provisional ballots yet to be counted, Goldberg was comfortably in the lead with 48.26 percent of the vote, with all precincts reported, according to the L.A. County Registrar’s Office late Tuesday. Because sh...
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