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  • When layoffs come to L.A. schools, performance doesn't count

    When layoffs come to L.A. schools, performance doesn't count
    John H. Liechty Middle School opened in 2007 in Los Angeles' impoverished Westlake neighborhood with a seasoned principal, dozens of energetic young teachers and a mission to "reinvent education" in the nation's second-largest school district. The...
  • House of Worship of the Week: First Unitarian Church of Orlando

     
    Who: First Unitarian Church of Orlando Where: 1901 E. Robinson St., Orlando 32803 Phone: 407-898-3621 Website: www.orlandouu.org Worship times: Sunday, 10:45 a.m. When founded: 1912 Membership: 250 Demographic: predominately white, middle-aged and older...
  • 3 Schools Closed after Principal Shot

    3 Schools Closed after Principal Shot
    The Placerville Union School District is shutting three schools down through Friday in the wake of the shooting death of Principal Sam LaCara. Grief counselors will be on hand when students return back to the classroom. The three schools are: Sierra...
  • Friday Early Release Schools Because of Weather

    With Friday's snowy weather, some schools have closed for the day. Of those that opened, some are closing early: Placerville Union School District is releasing kids early according to this schedule: Edwin Markham Middle School will release at 12:30...
  • ACLU sues city school district and state over teacher layoffs

     
    The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups filed a lawsuit Wednesday on behalf of students at three of the city's worst-performing middle schools. The suit claims those students were denied their legal rights to an education and aims to......
  • Hearings continue in lawsuit against L.A. Unified

     
    A hearing in a civil lawsuit aimed at preventing the school district from laying off more teachers at three of the city's worst-performing middle schools was held Tuesday and is expected to continue Wednesday afternoon. The suit, filed on behalf......
  • L.A. Unified barred from budgetary teacher layoffs at 3 schools

     
    The Los Angeles Unified school district cannot for budgetary reasons lay off teachers at three of the city's worst-performing middle schools, a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday. Several civil rights groups filed a class-action...
  • Judge Blocks Teacher Layoffs at 3 Inner-City Schools

    Judge Blocks Teacher Layoffs at 3 Inner-City Schools
    LOS ANGELES -- A superior court judge has issued an injunction to block district-mandated layoffs at three Los Angeles Unified middle schools. The ruling specifically affects three low income schools: Samuel Gompers, John Liechty and Edwin Markham middle...