ICEF charter opens first new building after bringing schools from the brink of bankruptcy
Yvonne Dunigan walked the halls of the new $19.6 million school on South Crenshaw Boulevard and remembered when on that same street corner there was a Ford dealership where she bought her car 13 years ago. She’s still driving that same car, but much else about the landscape has changed. “I knew someday that this...
By Mike Szymanski | August 5, 2016
ICEF charter kids greeted by protesters on first day of school
* UPDATED One day before LA Unified’s traditional schools opened, students at ICEF Vista Elementary Academy, a charter in Del Rey, began their classes, greeted yesterday by teachers and administrators — and about a dozen protesters who told them they were not wanted and should go somewhere else. It was also the first day ICEF had moved...
By Craig Clough | August 18, 2015
Stoner parents challenging LAUSD for extending co-location deadline
Yet again, LA Unified finds itself in the soup because of a computer malfunction. Friends of Stoner, a group fighting to block the co-location of another charter school at Stoner Avenue Elementary in Palms, has met with lawyers to discuss legal options against LA Unified for extending the application deadline by three days. Frustrated Stoner...
By Vanessa Romo | March 20, 2015