Educating the Next Generation

On Saturday May 5, more than 4,000 students and parents descended upon the University of Southern California to participate in the Los Angeles Unified School District Family Summit 2012. This year’s event, “Make Me Proud: On the Road to College and Careers,” marked the first time that students were a part of the event, which aims…

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Microsoft Donates $1 Million in Software to Los Angeles Unified School District

Parents’ engagement in academic progress is key to their children’s future success, and Microsoft is committed to helping in this effort. Today, Microsoft Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner visited Garfield High School alongside Superintendent-elect Dr. John Deasy to celebrate Microsoft’s announcement of a major contribution to the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Educational Foundation….

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Microsoft and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Announce Technology Grant to Elevate Learning Skills in Los Angeles

In late October, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Microsoft joined school leaders of the Mendez Learning Center to announce a new focus on turning around underperforming urban schools within the LAUSD.   Microsoft, through a relationship with Partnership Schools for Los Angeles, provided Mendez with a $1 million grant of the most innovative software, curriculum and…

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