Solving the Black male educator shortage
It has been 30 years, but Robert Whitman still remembers the impact his high school teacher and football coach had on him, sparking his interest in education as a career. At a school with few Black students or faculty, Whitman saw himself reflected through educator Rhodes Williams —who served as a mentor in Whitman’s academic...
By Sara Balanta | December 6, 2022
How LAUSD families can protect student data after district cyberattack
A Labor Day weekend cyber attack affecting thousands of Los Angeles Unified School District students has families questioning what they can do to keep their information safe. According to an LA Times report hackers used ransomware to freeze and disable some LAUSD systems. “The student management system was touched,” said LAUSD superintendent Alberto Carvalho. Authorities...
By Sara Balanta | September 27, 2022