Big Picture makes big pitch to stay open, LAUSD board listens
It wasn’t the first time children wept in front of the LA Unified school board or told horrifying tales of being bullied in school or recalled that spark of hope ignited by a remarkable teacher. But something in the way students from Los Angeles Big Picture High School on Tuesday pleaded to save their school struck...
By Vanessa Romo | May 14, 2015
Big Picture facing vote of LAUSD board to deny charter renewal
Big Picture High School, a charter school attended by mostly troubled teens, will likely be shut down in June after a review by the LA Unified Charter Schools Division reported that it is dissatisfied with the school’s, um, big picture. The school board tomorrow is considering turning down its request to stay in operation. The...
By Vanessa Romo | May 11, 2015