Kate Sequeira is EdSource’s journalism resident based in Los Angeles. She previously worked as a general assignment reporter and web/social media producer at inewsource, an investigative nonprofit in San Diego. She also served as a production specialist at the Los Angeles Times with the company’s childhood literacy initiative Reading by 9 and youth voices platform High School Insider. Kate graduated from the University of Southern California with bachelor’s degrees in journalism and contemporary Latino and Latin American studies.
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The push to address chronic absenteeism comes as the district hones in on its focus to close learning gaps.
September 26, 2022
Los Angeles Unified's school board members currently earn $125,000 — more than five times the education code cap.
August 30, 2022
After years of dealing with Covid precautions and testing, LAUSD concentrates on catch-up.
August 24, 2022
The teachers union finds it 'improbable' that LAUSD was able to fill about 700 vacancies in the last week.
August 12, 2022
A group of museums, aquariums and STEM organizations from across Los Angeles County have officially established themselves as the LA STEM Collective as they aim to provide enrichment to students.
July 1, 2022
Families object to schools offering different tutoring options for students in Los Angeles Unified.
June 23, 2022
Superintendent Alberto Carvalho's plan, which aims to create a foundation for student success, will shape district priorities for the next four years.
June 22, 2022
District officials provided a snapshot of new investments for the proposed $18.5 billion budget.
June 15, 2022
LAUSD superintendent Alberto Carvalho has nearly 80,000 followers on Twitter, his go-to platform, where he shares plans for district success and interacts with parents and community groups.
April 27, 2022
Credentialed staff have been redeployed to schools across the district as part of Superintendent Alberto Carvalho's 100-day plan.
April 22, 2022
The 2022-23 school year will be the first year of several planned expansions to TK eligibility as Los Angeles Unified strives to make it accessible for all 4-year-olds.
April 1, 2022
Roundtable panelists discussed the pros and cons of shifting California schools from an attendance-based funding formula to an enrollment-based formula.
March 25, 2022
Los Angeles Unified's new superintendent, Alberto Carvalho, talks to EdSource about his goals for the district regarding the pandemic, equity, and other issues.
March 2, 2022
Los Angeles Unified is planning to create up to six new online schools, but some parents remain hesitant about the expansion.