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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…

Business West Edition

Resource fair marks start of National Black Business Month

LOS ANGELES — To mark August as National Black Business Month, the Black Business Association of Los Angeles held a community resource fair Aug. 3 at the office of Los Angeles school board member George McKenna, 5120 11th Ave., adjacent to Crenshaw High School. McKenna co-hosted the fair which was designed to help people trying to Read More…

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Memorial planned for longtime educator Judy Burton

LOS ANGELES — A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. June 3 for Judy Burton, the founding CEO of Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, the largest network of charter schools in the region. The service will be held at the school named in Burton’s honor, Alliance Judy Ivie Burton Technology Academy High School at Read More…