Tag: Los Angeles Unified School District

Parents protest possible charter at Third Street

Parents protest possible charter at Third Street

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Hollywood chapter of a national network of charter schools is considering an offer from the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to relocate some of its programming to Third Street Elementary School.  Under Proposition 39, approved by California voters in 2000, school districts are required by state law to share public school facilities “fairly” […]

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A one-year check-up on Burroughs modernization plan

A one-year check-up on Burroughs modernization plan

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

In January of last year, residents met in the auditorium of John Burroughs Middle School to hear an overview of a multi-year modernization project for the school’s historic buildings and campus. One year on, the Chronicle contacted the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and local stakeholders to find out where the project stands. “We […]

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GALA opens, history is made at  L.A. High

GALA opens, history is made at L.A. High

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The first lady of Los Angeles, Amy Elaine Wakeland, was among the guest speakers at the Aug. 12 opening ceremony for the first single-gender school within the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). “We are making history this morning,” Wakeland proclaimed to a crowd of nearly 300 students, parents and LAUSD supporters. The Girls Academic […]

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Principal Dr. Suzie Oh retires after 23 years at Third St. School

Principal Dr. Suzie Oh retires after 23 years at Third St. School

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

After 41 years in the Los Angeles Unified School District — the last 23 as principal of Third Street Elementary — Dr. Suzie Oh is retiring at the end of the month. “I am ready to move on to the next chapter of my life,” she says with some apprehension. “I like this school. I […]

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Ambassador story told in new documentary, ‘After68’

Ambassador story told in new documentary, ‘After68’

| June 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

A campaign to raise funds for a feature-length documentary is underway. “After68: The Rise and Fall of the Ambassador Hotel” tells the story of the famed site,  said the film’s director and producer Camilo Silva. In 2005 the landmark hotel on Wilshire Blvd. became one of the most historically significant and iconic U.S. buildings of the […]

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