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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

School Yard

New charter middle school opens in East L.A.

The school is named after astronaut Ellen Ochoa | Photo courtesy Green Dot

EAST LOS ANGELES – Green Dot Public Schools has expanded its presence in East Los Angeles, opening  the Ánimo Ellen Ochoa Charter Middle School. The school – named after scientists Ellen Ochoa, the first Latina astronaut – is still enrolling for students for its sixth grade ... Read More »

School is back in session

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More than 600,000 students returned to L.A. Unified campuses today as the new school year got underway. The Eastsider plans to step up its coverage of Eastside schools this year, with part of that  effort including some new maps to help parents  search for schools that ... Read More »

New principal, new vision for Elysian Heights Elementary

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ELYSIAN HEIGHTS — After two months without a principal, Elysian Heights Elementary School welcomed Emilio Garza as its new principal late last year. Garza came to the school that serves Elysian Heights and Echo Park from James A. Foshay Learning Center, a public, LAUSD K-12 school ... Read More »