New guidelines for teacher preparation announced at USC by Secretary of Education John King with LAUSD’s Michelle King
U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. was joined by LA Unified Superintendent Michelle King and a number of education leaders at the USC Rossier School of Education Wednesday to announce the release of his department’s new teacher preparation regulations. The regulations call for more detailed information to be gathered on how new teachers are performing,...
By Craig Clough | October 12, 2016
USC Hybrid High graduates its first class, with all 84 heading to college
*UPDATED The first class to graduate from an innovative university-based charter school in Los Angeles is sending all 84 grads to four-year colleges, most with scholarships. Valerie Childress watched her quadruplets graduate Saturday evening on the campus of the University of Southern California with tears in her eyes. “I said I wasn’t going to cry, but I have been...
By Mike Szymanski | June 13, 2016
Three-in-One Approach Gives Crenshaw a New Look for Success
On the first day of school last week, students at Crenshaw High School showed up in uniform. It’s the first time the school has ever instituted a dress code, and Principal Remon Corley was relieved when about 90 percent of students walked through the campus’s blue gates dressed in gold, black, blue, and white polo...
By Vanessa Romo | August 23, 2013
LA Unified Schools Top Lists of California’s Best Charters
Los Angeles Unified schools were named the leading elementary/middle and high school charters in California, according to the seventh-annual USC School Performance Dashboard, a report that was released today. Synergy Charter Academy was ranked best in the elementary/middle school category, and High Tech LA topped the high schools. LA Unified placed six charters among the...
By LA School Report | August 22, 2013