Tanya Anton

founder of GoMamaGuide.com and LAUSD parent

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Author of Westside Guide to Public Elementary Schools, Westside Guide to Middle School, Valley Guide to Public Elementary Schools, and the forthcoming GoMamaGuide to LAUSD; also an LAUSD parent; founder of GoMamaGuide.com

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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…

The State of the LAUSD, Taking Advantage of LA’s Public School System

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…

from Which Way, L.A.?

LA Schools are among those that will open again on Monday—which many parents think is unseasonably early.

It’s a Cruel Summer for LAUSD Kids

LA Schools are among those that will open again on Monday—which many parents think is unseasonably early.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Superintendent Ramon Cortines says this weekend's  agreement to save jobs  by cutting school days demonstrates "a partnership" between the LAUSD and its unions.

Shorter School Calendar Has Parents Breathing Sigh of Relief

Superintendent Ramon Cortines says this weekend's agreement to save jobs by cutting school days demonstrates "a partnership" between the LAUSD and its unions.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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