Los Angeles Unified School District
Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District; former Superintendent of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
The $1 billion dollar iPad program in L.A’s public schools is now on hold.
Aug. 26, 2014from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Next Tuesday is back to school day for LA Unified and, yesterday, Superintendent John Deasy gave his annual State of the District address at Garfield High School in East LA. He said…
Aug. 6, 2014from Which Way, L.A.?
At the moment there does not seem to be an alternative to the deep federal budget cuts, known as the " sequester ," going into effect on Friday.
Feb. 26, 2013from Which Way, L.A.?
T he LA County Board of Supervisors recently voted to close Men's Central Jail and replace it with permanent supportive housing at "Restorative Care Villages.” Supervisor Hilda L.
Jul. 9from Greater LA
The Fourth of July is typically spent watching parades, enjoying fireworks, and grilling food with friends and family.
Jul. 2from Greater LA
Scott Spencer’s new novel, “ An Ocean Without a Shore,” is about a life seeped in unfulfilled desires.
Jul. 2from Bookworm
School is scheduled to begin on August 18 for more than half a million students in LAUSD.
Jul. 9from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In the new documentary “The Ghost of Peter Sellers,” director Peter Medak revisits the nightmarish production of his 1974 film, “Ghost in the Noonday Sun.”
Jul. 11from The Business
This week: Drive-ins are back for the summer, but restaurant dining has taken over parking lanes in Santa Monica; catch a podcast about objects in a museum and their hidden stories;…
Jul. 6from Design and Architecture
LA officials say anyone can get tested for coronavirus, symptoms or no symptoms. But appointments are hard to come by, and results can lag by a week or more.
Jul. 8from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
As Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered the closures of bars, movie theaters and indoor restaurants in California, Disneyland in Anaheim has yet to announce a new reopening date.
Jul. 3from Hollywood Breakdown
History, autobiography, travelogue—a hybrid form—"Young Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Memoir and a Reckoning", by Alex Halberst.
Jul. 9from Bookworm