Apr, 2013

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Parents rally to save classroom breakfasts
Tue, April 30, 2013

Union officials representing school cafeteria workers led a noisy rally of parents Tuesday to save a Los Angeles Unified classroom breakfast program that feeds nearly 200,000 children but was in danger of being axed after sharp criticism by teachers. Click here to read more.

L.A. Unified fight focuses on breakfast program
Fri, April 26, 2013

Los Angeles Unified will eliminate a classroom breakfast program serving nearly 200,000 children, reject more school police, cut administrators and scale back new construction projects unless the school board votes to approve them, according to Supt. John Deasy. Click here to read more. 

Shepard Fairey taps LAUSD students for ideas
Mon, April 8, 2013

If Shepard Fairey is not exactly following in the footsteps of Barbara Kruger and John Baldessari, he is driving in their lane. Fairey is the third high-profile L.A. artist who has signed on to participate in the "Arts Matter" public awareness campaign by the L.A. Fund for Public Education, which plasters artwork on city buses and billboards to help get their message out. Click here to read more.

“I want to applaud the LA Fund and Superintendent Deasy for leading the charge to make sure all kids
have access to a healthy breakfast that will jump start their day, and get them ready to learn.”

Sofia Vergara Star of ABC’s Emmy winning comedy Modern Family

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