Michael Janofsky is a contributing reporter and editor for EdSource, based in Los Angeles. He has been a journalist for many years, most of them as a staff correspondent for The New York Times. More recently, he served as managing editor of LA School Report, with responsibilities for heading up a staff that covered the Los Angeles Unified School District.
All posts by Michael Janofsky
A new report shows that suicidal behavior among students in LA Unified continues to rise, along with rates of depression.
November 13, 2016
The money is coming from a nonprofit that grew out of a plan to expand the number of charter schools.
November 4, 2016
The five schools denied renewals are currently serving about 13,000 students.
October 19, 2016
The measure would replace Proposition 227, which severely limits bilingual education.
August 9, 2016
The all-girls school will focus on science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.
July 21, 2016
The effort is focused on 10 neighborhoods with poorly performing schools.
June 22, 2016
The committee spent more than $1.3 million in support of one Assembly candidate.
June 16, 2016
The Broad Foundation announces its latest plan for creating "high-quality" schools.
June 15, 2016
The district could lose hundreds of millions of dollars.
May 26, 2016
The district has more than 200 magnet schools.
May 10, 2016
Several of California's largest school districts are planning to expand their ethnic studies course offerings.
May 2, 2016
The two candidates differ on the issue of school autonomy.
April 17, 2016
Teachers unions, health care groups sponsor Prop. 30 extension for November ballot.
April 7, 2016
The office would answer to the seven-member school board.
March 30, 2016
The goal is "replicating schools that are working well," director says.
March 20, 2016
If the goal is reached, it would almost double the number of students now attending charters.