Elementary Education

  • Kids at Desks

    Welcome to the Department of Elementary Education

  • Kids in Chairs
  • Teacher and Students with Raised Hands

L.A. Unified finally hiring teachers again

February 20, 2014

"After years of layoffs and hiring freezes, L.A. Unified expects to hire more than 1,300 for next year. And it can even be choosy."

Elementary School Students & Teacher

"After an extended period of layoffs and hiring freezes, the Los Angeles Unified School District has resumed bringing on new teachers, while also being more selective about their quality than in the past.

The nation's second-largest school system forecasts hiring 1,333 instructors for next year; it hired 718 for the current year. The total teaching force numbers about 26,000."

Article via LA Times. Ready the full story here.