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Inglewood Unified gets its SIXTH state appointed administrator

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State Superintendent Tom Torlakson has sent Inglewood Unified (IUSD) yet another state administrator for our schools.  Thelma Melendez de Santa Ana has been chosen as our sixth administrator.  She is also the FIRST Latino to ever lead the district in its history.


State administrators allowed Inglewood Unified to be out of compliance with state requirements

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July 1, 2013, Governor Jerry Brown signed a trailer bill called Assembly Bill 86.  AB 86 allowed retirees, who were appointed by the state to lead trouble school districts, would still be allowed to collect both their full pension and a six figure salary.  Dr. Don Brann was the only person in the state of California […]


Election Watch: Inglewood Unified School District

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Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) has received a combined total of $100 million to make repairs to the schools.  The money comes from LAWA ($10 million in 2015) and voters passing Measure GG ($90 million in 2012).  2 Urban Girls reported that deficiencies still exist in campus bathrooms, despite the influx of cash.  IUSD candidate […]


Inglewood Unified School Board Member to Present at California’s Premier Education Event for School Board Members

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Inglewood, Calif., (November 30, 2016) – Inglewood Unified School District Board Member Dr. D’Artagnan Scorza, Ph.D. will join more than 3,000 school board trustees in tackling the most pressing issues facing public education during the California School Boards Association’s (CSBA’s) Annual Education Conference and Trade Show. Hosted at San Francisco’s Moscone West from December 1 – 3, the conference is the premier continuing […]


Inglewood Unified prepares to save taxpayers money

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Inglewood Unified is giving Inglewood homeowners some financial relief.  According to meeting minutes for the Measure GG Oversight Committee, the district is “refunding” bonds associated with Measure K.  Homeowners have pledged over $200 million dollars to upgrade Inglewood schools since the 90’s via two school bond measures.


Inglewood Unified is back for the 2016-17 school year

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  As the Inglewood Unified School District enters its fifth year under state control, enrollment continues to decline and school facilities remain in need of repair.


Inglewood School Board recognized with 2016 UCLA Award

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Inglewood Unified School Board Member D’Artagnan Scorza Receives 2016 UCLA Award Inglewood, CA — Dr. D’Artagnan Scorza, Ph.D. received the 2016 UCLA Award for Recent Graduate Achievement on Saturday, May 7th. The UCLA Awards were bestowed upon nine alumni, including Scorza, in front of 300 members of the UCLA community at Royce Hall on UCLA’s […]


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