Steve Zimmer was first elected to the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) board in 2009 after coming to town as a Teach for America trainee and then teaching for 17 years. Now he helps guide the nation’s second-largest public school system, serving nearly 700,000 students...
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Jewish day schools in two US cities receive threatening phone calls
Presidents Conference meets with Erdogan amid Turkey-Israel reconciliation efforts
Nevada’s Democratic caucus conflicts with Shabbat
UNESCO recognizes Israel’s Aleppo Codex in registry of world treasures
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University High School had plenty to celebrate on May 21: the opening of a new gym, six tennis courts, a parent center and — a contrast to the seemingly endless cuts and setbacks to the arts in public education — a $3 million music facility.
The fact that freshly re-elected Los...
March 28, 2013 | 9:49 am
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July 19, 2011 | 5:00 pm
Boyle Heights Reflections
Thank you for Tom Tugend’s nostalgic article on Boyle Heights (“The Nickel Pickle,” July 15).
Although I was born in Boyle Heights in 1928, we moved away to “upscale West Adams” when I was a few years old. However, I so well remember the...
July 5, 2011 | 6:59 pm
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