L.A. School Board Explores Plan for Funding Children’s Savings Accounts for L.A. Unified Students

A plan will be brought back to the board in six months

Maria “Lola” Perejon-Lasheras named new principal of Helms Elementary

Maria “Lola” Perejon-Lasheras has been appointed principal of Helms Elementary School. Perejon-Lasheras has served HISD in various capacities for more than 16 years. Prior to this, she was assistant principal at Helms, and before that a curriculum specialist in the HISD Curriculum

John Baker named new principal of Marshall Elementary

John Baker has been appointed principal of Marshall Elementary School. Baker has served HISD as a principal for more than 10 years. Prior to this, he was the principal of Helms Elementary School, and before that, he served as the principal

Board of Education Extends Health Benefits To Teacher Assistants, Playground Aides

The agreement provides, health, dental and vision coverage

Special school board election draws four applications

Candidates seek to serve unexpired term representing District VII Four candidates have filed applications for a position on the Nov. 8 special election ballot for the unexpired HISD Board of Trustees District VII term of office. Applications for the District

Special school board election draws four applications

Candidates seek to serve unexpired term representing District VII Four candidates have filed applications for a position on the Nov. 8 special election ballot for the unexpired HISD Board of Trustees District VII term of office. Applications for the District

Statement from L.A. School Board President Steve Zimmer on Student Test Scores Rising at L.A. Unified

Zimmer: "We cannot rest until public education outcomes match our highest aspirations for every student in this district."

School volunteers must renew registration, screening for new school year

A brand-new school year brings multiple opportunities to volunteer at HISD campuses, but whether you’re a veteran HISD volunteer or you’re interested in becoming a new volunteer, your first step is to get clearance through an annual background check. Volunteers

Chicago Board of Education Adopts FY17 Budget to Put District on a Path to Stability, Continue Academic Success and Protect Classrooms

District Continues to Invest in Schools While Reducing Overall Operating Budget, Cutting $232 Million in Spending over Last Year

Chicago Board of Education Adopts FY17 Budget to Put District on a Path to Stability, Continue Academic Success and Protect Classrooms

District Continues to Invest in Schools While Reducing Overall Operating Budget, Cutting $232 Million in Spending over Last Year