LAUSD Update: Parcel Tax

LAUSD Update: Parcel Tax

Wed, 03/14/2012 (All day)
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Arts education in LAUSDAt the Los Angeles Unified School District School Board Meeting on March 13, 2012, the Board voted to move forward with placing a local Parcel Tax on the ballot for the November 2012 elections.  Board members stressed that this is a temporary, emergency measure designed to backfill the revenue shortfalls currently facing the district. 

Update on LAUSD Arts Education

Update on LAUSD Arts Education

Mon, 03/12/2012 (All day)

LAUSD arts education advocacyOn March 13th, the Los Angeles Unified School (LAUSD) Board will be voting on an updated fiscal stabilization plan.  This draft plan, released today by the Daily News, still includes a worst-case scenario that includes total elimination of elementary arts.

LAUSD Delays Budget Cuts, Requests Options for Arts Ed

LAUSD Delays Budget Cuts, Requests Options for Arts Ed

Tue, 02/14/2012 (All day)
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LAUSD arts education advocacyThe Los Angeles Unified School District School Board has amended the budget-balancing plan for the 2012/2013 school year, postponing its adoption until March 13th.  They have requested alternatives and additional options regarding funding for arts education, adult education and early childhood education, all slated for elimination in one of the scenarios originally proposed.  School Board Member Steve Zimmer

Update: LAUSD Public Meeting 2/14

Update: LAUSD Public Meeting 2/14

Tue, 02/14/2012 (All day)

Arts for LAThe Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) School Board will be meeting to discuss budget scenarios, including the proposed total elimination of its elementary school arts education program, on Tuesday, February 14th at 1:00 pm.  The LAUSD School Board will hold this public meeting at 333 South Beaudry Avenue, 24th Floor, Los Angeles,

LAUSD Redistricting Community Meeting, 2/8

LAUSD Redistricting Community Meeting, 2/8

Tue, 01/31/2012 (All day)

LAUSD mapsThe Los Angeles Unified School District’s Redistricting Commission invites parents, partners, students and community members to participate in a Board District 6 Redistricting Community Outreach Meeting on Wednesday, February 8th, at Panorama High School.  Stakeholders can learn about and influence the redistricting process and its impact on neighborhood schools.  

Action Alert: LAUSD Plans to Eliminate 100% of Elementary Arts Education (Updated)

Action Alert: LAUSD Plans to Eliminate 100% of Elementary Arts Education (Updated)

Mon, 02/06/2012 (All day)

The Los Angeles Unified School District has proposed total elimination of its elementary school arts education program.

LAUSD's Deasy, Galatzan in Town Hall, 1/25

LAUSD's Deasy, Galatzan in Town Hall, 1/25

Mon, 01/23/2012 (All day)

LAUSD logoThis Wednesday, January 25th, Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy and Board Member Tamar Galatzan will participate in a town hall organized by LA's Daily News.  Advocates are encouraged to attend and provide public testimony on the importance of arts education to a complete 21st-century education.  According to UCLA

LAUSD/UTLA Agreement Would Restore 134+ Arts Teachers

LAUSD/UTLA Agreement Would Restore 134+ Arts Teachers

Wed, 06/01/2011 (All day)

LAUSD reaches tentative agreement with UTLAUnited Teachers Los Angeles has reached a Tentative Agreement (TA) with Los Angeles Unified School District that would restore at least 134 elementary arts teachers in 2011/2012.

Bennett Kayser Will Join LAUSD School Board

Bennett Kayser Will Join LAUSD School Board

Tue, 05/31/2011 (All day)
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Bennett KayserBennett Kayser has officially won the runoff election for LAUSD School Board 5th District seat after an extremely close election.  The Los Angeles Times reports that Kayser won by only 600 votes, receiving 10,700 total votes in an election with less than 10% voter turnout. 

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