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LAUSD’s new superintendent likes idea of single-sex schools

Los Angeles schools Superintendent Michelle King said in remarks reported today that single-sex schools is one of several ways to potentially improve academic achievement and make the nation’s second-largest school system more attractive to parents. She also wants to better integrate science and math education into all grades, and expand programs popular with parents — such as […]

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Michelle King’s contract is finalized for LAUSD superintendent job

The Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education finalized a contract today with newly chosen Superintendent Michelle King. The board reviewed the contract behind closed doors then unanimously approved it in open session. King then received a standing ovation from the board and audience members. The pact sets King’s salary at $350,000 a year, and the […]

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LAUSD will interview 2 search firms to find next superintendent

The Los Angeles Board of Education held a private retreat over the weekend to discuss the next superintendent of schools and ended up picking two executive search firms to interview, it was reported today. Five firms have applied for the job and all remain in the running, the Los Angeles Times reported. After its closed session Sunday afternoon, the […]

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LAUSD Superintendent Ramon Cortines to step down

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles Board of Education plans to launch a search for a new Superintendent of Schools for the Los Angeles Unified School District after its members were surprised by Ramon Cortines’ announcement that he plans to retire — again — in six months. “I commit to continue to work for the good of […]

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Loyola Names Elementary Superintendent Educator of the Year

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Dr. Kevin Baxter, Superintendent of Elementary Schools for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, has been named as the 2015 Educator of the Year by Loyola Marymount University School of Education (SOE). “This award is a testament to your significant positive impact on the lives of countless students through your leadership of […]

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