LAUSD |

LAUSD teachers union rallies in front of City Hall

Carla Javier/KPCC
| If LAUSD and the union can't agree on the contract, union reps may call for a strike in the fall. Any walkout would follow teacher strikes in West Virginia and other states.

How Austin Beutner plans to help LAUSD's struggling schools

|

But the most intractable challenge L.A. Unified faces are not financial; at their heart, they're academic. How does Beutner think he can reverse them?

Audio

30,000 LAUSD workers cut deal, cancel May 15 strike

|

Los Angeles Unified School District bus drivers, cafeteria workers, custodians, classroom aides and other non-teaching employees called off a one-day strike planned for May 15 after leaders of their union reached a tentative contract agreement with district officials late Tuesday.

Audio

LAUSD approves tear-down, rebuild of Roosevelt High campus

|

Los Angeles' historic Roosevelt High School will get a long-overdue rebuild of its aging campus. But the campus' most historic buildings will be torn down.

30,000 LAUSD employees plan one-day strike this month

|

If you're one of the 41,000 students who relies on a Los Angeles Unified School District bus to get to class, start making a backup plan to get to school next week — and even if you're not, plan to pack a lunch.

Audio

What LAUSD's new leader said in his first public appearance

|

L.A. Unified School District's next superintendent, Austin Beutner, acknowledged he was an "unconventional choice."

Here's how Austin Beutner thinks about LAUSD

|

Austin Beutner is a former banker with no history working as an educator. But the newly appointed superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District he does have a history with the school system.

Audio

LAUSD board names Austin Beutner as next superintendent

|

Austin Beutner — a former investment banker who, having already made his millions, has immersed himself in the civic life of Los Angeles in recent years — will be the next superintendent of the L.A. Unified School District.

Audio