Los Angeles Unified School District

Ready, Set, Gold! Launches 2021-2022 School Year Program Hosted by Top Olympians and Paralympians

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 4:00pm

Jordan Wilmovsky (Malibu, Calif.) - Malibu native Wilmovsky is a two-time Olympian and three-time World Championship medalist (1 gold, 2 silvers).

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  • Jordan Wilmovsky (Malibu, Calif.) - Malibu native Wilmovsky is a two-time Olympian and three-time World Championship medalist (1 gold, 2 silvers).
  • has traditionally hosted in-classroom programs since 2006 serving the Los Angeles Unified School District and ICEF, Newport-Mesa Unified School District, Chula-Vista Elementary Unified School District and Claremont Unified School District.
  • This one-of-a-kind program launched in 2006 with the mission to promote fitness and life-long healthy habits by pairing Olympians and Paralympians with schools throughout Southern California.
  • Guided by its original mission, the foundation delivers and supports initiatives that promote accessible, fair, and abuse-free sport for youth.

Los Angeles Unified School District Extends Partnership with IXL Learning to Spur Academic Achievement

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:05pm

SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- IXL Learning , the personalized learning platform used by more than 12 million students, today announced a renewal agreement with Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).

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  • SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- IXL Learning , the personalized learning platform used by more than 12 million students, today announced a renewal agreement with Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).
  • Through this partnership, the second-largest K-12 district in the United States will continue using IXL's award-winning platform to supplement math and English language arts (ELA) instruction.
  • LAUSD's mission is to ensure academic excellence by providing high-quality schools and innovative learning opportunities for all students.
  • With over 1,100 schools spanning more than 30 municipalities, the district is the largest public school system in California.

Dallas Independent School District Selects Welligent, Part of the ContinuumCloud

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 11:00am

The Dallas Independent School District sits in the heart of a large, diverse, and dynamic region with a metropolitan population of 6.5 million people in the 12 counties in North Central Texas.

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  • The Dallas Independent School District sits in the heart of a large, diverse, and dynamic region with a metropolitan population of 6.5 million people in the 12 counties in North Central Texas.
  • Innovation and advances such as pay for performance, college and career education programs and public school choice, have shaped Dallas ISD into one of the area's most prominent and forward-looking school districts.
  • Welligent, Part of the ContinuumCloud, has been serving educational organizations for more than a decade and currently partners with 3 of the top 20 school districts in the country, including Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and School District of Philadelphia.
  • Learn more here: https://continuumcloud.com
    The Dallas Independent School District is continually preparing its more than 145,000 students for college or a career.

Verizon and LA Unified partner to provide connectivity to California families

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 1:00pm

To help narrow the digital divide in California and address the need for reliable internet access, Verizon and the Los Angeles Unified School District have expanded their existing partnership to provide eligible families with access to mobile broadband plans, voice service plans, and equipment through state, local, or non-profit organizations in California.

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  • To help narrow the digital divide in California and address the need for reliable internet access, Verizon and the Los Angeles Unified School District have expanded their existing partnership to provide eligible families with access to mobile broadband plans, voice service plans, and equipment through state, local, or non-profit organizations in California.
  • Los Angeles Unified first partnered with Verizon on its distance learning program in the early days of nationwide COVID-19-related school closures in March, 2020.
  • The landmark agreement enabled Los Angeles Unified to provide internet access to students whose families could not otherwise afford it.
  • Last year Los Angeles Unified created the original pathway to connect students with our school community, and were thrilled that families throughout California will be able to access even greater affordable internet in partnership with Verizon.

Dallas Independent School District Selects Welligent, Part of the ContinuumCloud

Monday, October 4, 2021 - 11:00am

The Dallas Independent School District sits in the heart of a large, diverse, and dynamic region with a metropolitan population of 6.5 million people in the 12 counties in North Central Texas.

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  • The Dallas Independent School District sits in the heart of a large, diverse, and dynamic region with a metropolitan population of 6.5 million people in the 12 counties in North Central Texas.
  • Innovation and advances such as pay for performance, college and career education programs and public school choice, have shaped Dallas ISD into one of the area's most prominent and forward-looking school districts.
  • "We're thrilled that Dallas ISD has chosen to leverage the Welligent product as part of their ongoing innovation goals," said Mark Belles, CEO of ContinuumCloud.
  • Learn more here: https://www.welligent.com/
    The Dallas Independent School District is continually preparing its more than 145,000 students for college or a career.

LA Clippers to Announce Partnership During Groundbreaking for Intuit Dome

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 1:00pm

Intuit is the exclusive naming rights partner of the Intuit Dome, the future home of the Clippers, which is scheduled to open in Inglewood, California for the 2024-2025 NBA season.

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  • Intuit is the exclusive naming rights partner of the Intuit Dome, the future home of the Clippers, which is scheduled to open in Inglewood, California for the 2024-2025 NBA season.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210917005108/en/
    Intuit Dome, Home of the LA Clippers: Exterior Rendering (Photo: Business Wire)
    When we began the search for a partner for the LA Clippers and our new dome, we looked for one that shares our passion for technology, the pursuit of innovation and our commitment to customers, fans and community, said Steve Ballmer, LA Clippers Chairman.
  • Intuit is a perfect fit and were excited to be calling our future home the Intuit Dome.
  • Additional information about the Intuit Dome, and media materials from this mornings groundbreaking event, will be available at www.clippers.com/intuitdome .

Anthem Blue Cross Launches Local Partnership with Heart of America and iHeartMedia to Impact Food Insecurity at Manual Arts High School

Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 8:00pm

This partnership represents the sense of community and belonging we seek to foster here at Manual Arts High School.

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  • This partnership represents the sense of community and belonging we seek to foster here at Manual Arts High School.
  • We are proud to partner with Heart of America, iHeartMedia and Manual Arts High School in bringing this community garden to life, said Beth Andersen, President, Anthem Blue Cross commercial plans.
  • We thank Heart of America, Anthem Blue Cross and iHeartMedia for their investment in Manual Arts High School.
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Anthem Blue Cross Life and Health Insurance Company are independent licensees of the Blue Cross Association.

Universities and Colleges Prepare for the Safe Return to Campus this Fall with Kokomo24/7® Safety Cloud™ to Manage COVID-19 Vaccinations of Students, Staff, and Faculty

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 3:45pm

Part of the Kokomo24/7 Safety Cloud, VaxTrax serves as a tool for accurate and secure vaccination data collection and management, as well as verification and digital proof accessibility.

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  • Part of the Kokomo24/7 Safety Cloud, VaxTrax serves as a tool for accurate and secure vaccination data collection and management, as well as verification and digital proof accessibility.
  • It allows an institution to efficiently compile and manage all vaccine information belonging to students, staff, and faculty.
  • The process from uploading vaccine information to receiving a verified, digital vaccine card is quick and seamless.
  • At present, nearly 1 million users have utilized one of the many health and safety features of the Kokomo24/7 Safety Cloud.

Woodcraft Rangers to Hire 1,000 School-Age Childcare Workers in 7 Days for April 19 LA Schools to Reopen

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 2:01pm

When schools reopen later this month, school districts across Los Angeles County including the largest district, LAUSD, will offer child-care and enrichment for all students; community-based organizations will help fill in the coverage gaps.

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  • When schools reopen later this month, school districts across Los Angeles County including the largest district, LAUSD, will offer child-care and enrichment for all students; community-based organizations will help fill in the coverage gaps.
  • While there is no county ordinance requiring it, we know it\'s the right thing to do."
  • "We\'ve received hundreds of applicants each day, but there are still hundreds of full- and part-time positions to fill.
  • We recently had our scope expanded, and we have the most sites of any community-based organization serving LAUSD.

LAUSD's City of Angels High School Now Offers CTE Pathways Preparing Students for Certifications and High-paying Careers

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 1:57pm

This is particularly meaningful to students who attend the City of Angels high school and are often faced with individual needs that cannot be accommodated in the traditional school setting.

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  • This is particularly meaningful to students who attend the City of Angels high school and are often faced with individual needs that cannot be accommodated in the traditional school setting.
  • "We're excited to provide a path for students that offers flexible options and gives them opportunities to gain the certifications they need in high school that lead to rewarding and high paying careers!"
  • Students and parents interested in LAUSD's City of Angels high school program are encouraged to call 310-739-0581 or visit the City of Angels website to learn more.
  • City of Angels School is the independent study school for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and offers K-12 students a full-time educational program through weekly appointments.