LA school advocates push for better education

March 23, 2022

Reclaim Our Schools LA, is a Los Angeles movement of parents, educators, students, and community members working to improve access and advance opportunities in public education for all students. So that students thrive in the classroom, in their communities, and beyond.


Free LAUSD Meals for Families

December 3, 2020

LAUSD Grab ‘n Go Centers are providing free meals for families and communities during these tough times.

LAUSD Grab ‘n Go has provided nearly $4 million meals to families and communities throughout LA County since March 18th, 2020. As of October, the Bureau of Labor Statistics stated, “the unemployment rate declined by 1.0 percentage point to 6.9 percent, and the number of unemployed persons fell by 1.5 million to 11.1 million”.


Schurr helps build ELAC enrollment of new students

By Brooke Gemina George Miller Schurr High School brought East Los Angeles College 239 first-year student enrollments fall 2015, making it the number-one school for new enrollment. Schurr is known a feeder school. ELAC President Marvin Martinez explained, that a feeder school  is one of the surrounding high schools that brings new students in every term. “What that specifically means, is there are a number of high schools that surround…

October 20, 2016

Agreement with LAUSD, ELAC possibly to end

By Erik Luna   The Side-by-Side program, which gives students first-hand experience teaching special education is in danger of being canceled because the Center for Advanced Transition Skills (CATS) is reluctantly ending its ties with the Los Angeles Community College District. CATS is a collaboration between the Los Angeles Unified School District and the LACCD. Members of the board of trustees from LAUSD will vote to see whether they cancel…

May 10, 2013

South Gate Center plans to relocate pending environmental report

  By JC Casarez   A growing number of students at East Los Angeles College’s South Gate campus has cause ELAC faculty to consider more options to accommodate more classes. The current plan is to transition the campus from its current location on Firestone Boulevard to the property located across the street that occupies the area between Alameda Street and Santa Fe Avenue. The latest development has been the completion…

April 23, 2013