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Ramon Cortines

School District's Sexual Harassment Suit Just Won't Die

Los Angeles Daily News | Barbara Jones | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles

Attorneys for a Los Angeles Unified facilities executive filed a motion Wednesday to keep alive his lawsuit claiming the district defamed him and inva...

A 'Robin Hood' For Los Angeles Public Schools

AP | CHRISTINA HOAG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — The incoming superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District said Thursday he is forming a new foundation to at...

This Class Is Brought to You By....

Charles Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Charles Feldman

The cash-starved LA school district has chosen the path of least resistance to the corporate world at a time when companies are anxious to get their hands on the young minds of school children.

LAUSD Chief Announces Resignation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LAUSD Superintendent Ramon Cortines has announced his intention to retire his post by next Spring. The LA Times reports: The future of Cortines, who t...

Memo to LAUSD: Before You Boycott Arizona, Stop Failing Our Kids

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Fernando Espuelas

For decades, the Los Angeles Unified School District has failed generations of children and our society at large in its one mission: to educate, to prepare our kids for success in life and give them the evergreen gift of education.

Time to Replace Los Angeles' Third World Education System

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Fernando Espuelas

The idea that we can wait, to paraphrase Martin Luther King, for the system to somehow fix itself is unacceptable. The lives of the 700,000 students currently in the LAUSD are at stake.