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January 12, 2022
Former Los Angeles Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner is leading an effort to restore arts and music education to a more prominent place in the school curriculum.
December 7, 2021
A new poll offers insight into what L.A. Unified's new superintendent might face once chosen by the district board: increased support for mental health, equity in schools and an annual evaluation of the superintendent.
September 3, 2021
As Los Angeles prepares to search for a new superintendent, some wonder whether the district needs to change dramatically before bringing on a new leader.
June 30, 2021
Austin Beutner steps down as L.A. Unified superintendent after leading the state's largest school district for three years.
June 22, 2021
California school districts receive unprecedented windfall but lack teachers to help students catch up
A longstanding teacher shortage grew worse during the pandemic, and districts will have to decide which programs to staff and those they won't.
May 20, 2021
L.A. Unified will launch a college savings account program, Opportunity L.A, on Friday for over 13,000 first grade students. All remaining first graders will have their own savings account by the end of 2021.
April 23, 2021
Where are California's 60,000 missing kindergartners? Also, surprise change in leadership at L.A. Unified
Surprise change in leadership at L.A. Unified, we discuss what's behind it. Missing kindergartners account for the biggest state enrollment drop in 20 years; we ask what's next.
April 22, 2021
Superintendent Austin Beutner says pandemic played a role in his departure.
April 22, 2021
L.A. Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner announced that he will not seek to renew his contract with the district once it ends in June.
April 21, 2021
During his tenure, Beutner dealt both with a historic teachers’ strike and a pandemic.
March 30, 2021
Many families in neighborhoods with high Covid-19 death rates don't want a return to in-person learning, according to an L.A. Unified survey.
March 26, 2021
Some districts will pivot quickly and return to full in-person instruction now; others say they can now start planning for the fall.
January 26, 2021
A new plan, which begins next month, to vaccinate California residents more quickly could help teachers get their shots sooner.
January 12, 2021
After meeting with the governor’s aides, Los Angeles and Fresno superintendents say they won’t apply for incentives to reopen campuses.