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Gardner Elementary to keep Jackson’s name on auditorium

HOLLYWOOD — Gardner Street Elementary School has decided to keep its auditorium named after perhaps the school’s most famous student, even though he attended the school for only a short time. The school announced April 27 it would keep calling the school auditorium the Michael Jackson Auditorium, despite the allegations made about Jackson in the Read More…

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LAUSD school board candidates meet in debate

MAYWOOD — The two candidates involved in a runoff election for a seat on the Los Angeles school board squared off in a 90-minute debate April 11 at the Southeast Rio Vista YMCA. Jackie Goldberg and Heather Repenning are seeking to replace Ref Rodriguez in District 5 of the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Board Read More…

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109th Street Elementary receives new STEAM lab

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Kaiser Permanente, in collaboration with the Los Angeles Unified School District, unveiled a new Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) lab at 109th Street Elementary School March 7. The lab offers a dramatic, 360-degree space-themed mural that wraps around a large classroom in vivid colors, as silhouettes of children and Read More…