A forgotten group in LA Unified spending options: best and brightest
As LA Unified awaits millions more dollars from Governor Jerry Brown‘s revised budget, district officials are beginning to cobble together a spending plan for the next academic year. It’s a task that involves reinvesting in programs that were gutted in the aftermath of the Great Recession. But as advocates for many worthy causes are calling...
By Vanessa Romo | May 7, 2015
Too late to apply to LAUSD magnet schools? Try this instead
Think your child may be gifted but missed the magnet application window last fall? Now’s a chance for LAUSD parents to act: the SAS program, which stands for “Schools for Advanced Studies,” is accepting applications until April 30. SAS programs are, in essence, gifted programs that reside within a traditional school. Offered at dozens of...
By LA School Report | April 15, 2014