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French officials honor Mar Vista elementary school

MAR VISTA — Los Angeles school Superintendent Austin Beutner joined school board member Nick Melvoin, Deputy Consul General of France Nathalie Soirat and others Oct. 8 in honoring Richland Avenue Elementary School for promoting excellence in French language and culture acquisition. Richland is the first Los Angeles Unified school to open a dual language program Read More…

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LAUSD board sets June special election for parcel tax

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education voted unanimously Feb. 28 to place a parcel tax before voters on the June ballot in hopes of generating hundreds of millions of dollars for local schools. The board’s move came on the heels of a teachers’ strike that ended with the district Read More…

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Superintendent pick called ‘unconventional’

LOS ANGELES — Investment banker and former Deputy Mayor Austin Beutner toured Belmont High School May 2 during his first day as superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, but he continued to face questions due to his lack of education experience. “To state the obvious, I’m an unconventional choice. Unconventional by lots of Read More…