Napa Elementary School’s Success Brings Another “Reward”

Over the past four years, Napa Elementary School has recorded extraordinary increases in its scores on the California Content Standards Test (CST).  In 2013, the school also cracked 800 on...

Despite Being Hard to Label, Holter Thrives As Musician and Composer

Hamilton High Alum Created What One Critic Calls “a work of perpetual self-invention” 
 

In November, the composer Julia Holter, a 2002 graduate of...

At the Heights

Team Effort Propels El Sereno Elementary to String of Successes

Head north on Soto Street, across the San Bernardino Freeway, past County-USC...

Colfax Elementary Shares Its Secrets for Success

A mixture of excellent teachers, cooperative parents, and a supportive community


From its black-and-white, stripped-down debut four years ago, the...

8th Grader from Burbank MS Administers Oath of Office to Mayor

 Kenia Castillo, an eighth-grader at Luther Burbank Middle School, stood before top leaders in Los...

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Glimpsing America’s Historic Past Through the Decades at Canoga Park High

West Valley School Marks Its First Century in 2014 Canoga Park High School alumni from the late 1940s and early 1950s still get teary-eyed at the mention of classmate Otis Daniely, then the only African-American student attending the school out of a total population of nearly 1,200. ...

Napa Elementary School’s Success Brings Another “Reward”

Over the past four years, Napa Elementary School has recorded extraordinary increases in its scores on the California Content Standards Test (CST).  In 2013, the school also cracked 800 on the Academic Performance Index (API) exam, meeting the statewide target for the first time. ...

Hear ‘em Roar, Vena Tigers Excel

Vena Elementary School’s success as a “High Progress” school can be summed up with the magic number of three. That magic transformed the 30 year-old magnet school in Arleta into a powerhouse of high academic achievement; a steady climb that began over seven years ago when Maria...

Despite Being Hard to Label, Holter Thrives As Musician and Composer

Hamilton High Alum Created What One Critic Calls “a work of perpetual self-invention”    In November, the composer Julia Holter, a 2002 graduate of Hamilton High School, performed a new piece commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Walt Disney Concert Hall....

At the Heights

Team Effort Propels El Sereno Elementary to String of Successes Head north on Soto Street, across the San Bernardino Freeway, past County-USC Medical Center, beyond a lonely condo complex embedded into a hillside, and you’ll eventually enter the community of El Sereno.  At that point...

Colfax Elementary Shares Its Secrets for Success

A mixture of excellent teachers, cooperative parents, and a supportive community From its black-and-white, stripped-down debut four years ago, the Colfax Elementary Charter School directory for 2012-13, the most recent available, now features additional pages, a sturdy three-ring binding, paid...

Rafe ‘Keeps it Real’

Latest Book Dedicated to Young and Veteran Teachers “You can make a difference,”, “this is a long and arduous journey,” “it’s a thankless job.” These are a few quotes from “Real Talk” for “Real Teachers,” the latest book from...

CCTP PSA - Innovation & Education

LAUSD needs to be at the forefront of innovation and education.  Watch this short PSA about LAUSD's Common Core Technology Project (CCTP) and how the District is helping to transform teaching and learning with 21st century tools.   Produced by: Internal Communications Posted:...

CCTP PSA - LAUSD's Global Citizens

Watch this short PSA about LAUSD's Common Core Technology Project (CCTP) and how the District is helping to transform teaching and learning with 21st century tools.   Produced by: Internal Communications Posted: October 22, 2013

CCTP PSA - Access for All Students

We want access for all students. Watch this short PSA about LAUSD's Common Core Technology Project (CCTP) and how the District is helping to transform teaching and learning for all students with 21st century tools.   Produced by: Internal Communications Posted: October 22, 2013