Show of strength by United Teachers Los Angeles despite efforts to weaken it by depriving it of union fees.
School districts are required to maintain a minimum level of reserves, or county offices of education will intervene.
After fact finder agrees with district's salary offer, union accuses district of failing to bargain in good faith and refuses further talks.
Ref Rodriguez's resignation ends the charter-backed majority on the Los Angeles Unified school board. Replacement plans are uncertain.
Augustus F. Hawkins High, which is situated at the crossroads of multiple gang territories, almost died at its birth. A commitment to restorative justice helped save it.
A Los Angeles charter school network creates a wellness program to lower teacher stress and boost teacher retention.
For the L.A. Unified board, outgoing superintendent may be the model for a successor.
Activist Ben Austin founded the Kids Coalition to help parents and students obtain more input into the educational policies of the Los Angeles Unified School District
More than 50,000 U.S.-born students in California have Salvadoran parents who had temporary protected status.
The new center will create educator networks statewide to improve student performance.
Majority of superintendents in the state's largest 30 districts had strong ties to their districts when they were selected.
Associate Superintendent Vivian Ekchian will remain at the helm of the nation's second largest school district as acting superintendent.
An arts charter that adds science, technology, math and engineering finds a winning combination.
The agreement paved the way for the district's approval of 15 charter school renewals.
But district's decentralized operations may help it weather turmoil in district headquarters for now