LAUSD ahead of new law on LCAP funds for homeless students
As the result of a new law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last month, California’s school districts must specifically outline in their Local Control Accountability Plans (LCAP) how they will help homeless students, through tracking their test scores and other accountability measures. The law is believed to be the first of its kind in the...
By Craig Clough | July 21, 2015
LA Unified Scrambling to Count Numbers of Homeless Students
November is National Homeless Youth Awareness Month, and LA Unified’s Homeless Education Program is holding events to highlight the need to remove the educational barriers caused by homelessness. They are barriers the District is finding hard to overcome. Before 2006, there was one homeless student liaison for the entire district. Since the homeless program began that...
By Chase Niesner | November 7, 2013