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Roosevelt High School Featured in LA Times and LAist for East LA Classic Victory

The Los Angeles Times and LAist featured Roosevelt High School’s football team for its first victory in over a decade against crosstown rival Garfield High School in the 86th installment of the East L.A. Classic. The return of the iconic football game brought a sense of hope for two communities devastated by the pandemic. With...

LA Music Teacher Uplifts and Transforms Public School Music Program, Gets $20K Surprise

On September 23, 2021, Roosevelt High School Band Director Erik Quintanilla was featured on the Kelly Clarkson Show for uplifting and improving the school’s music program. Thanks to Quintanilla, students who once had limited access to playable instruments and equipment are now learning the joys of music and how it can change their lives. Clarkson...

TODAY Show Surprises Two Partnership Teachers Who Go Above and Beyond

Partnership teachers Kendra Anderson and Erika Castaneda at 99th Street Elementary in Watts were honored by the TODAY show for going above and beyond to support their students. Like many educators, Anderson and Castaneda spend their own money on school supplies, including books and back-to-school products. The TODAY show surprised the dedicated teachers with a...

LA Times Features Our Jordan High Graduate, Pilar Diaz Bombino

On June 26, 2021, LA Times Columnist Steve Lopez wrote, “She became a citizen one day and graduated near the top of her high school class the next.” The story highlights Pilar Diaz Bombino, a recent graduate of Jordan High School, one of 19 schools in the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools’ network. Pilar emigrated...

2020 Lundquist Courageous Teacher Awards

On March 24, 2021, the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools held its fourth annual Lundquist Courageous Teacher Awards, a virtual ceremony celebrating the outstanding work of all teachers in our network. You can view the complete awards program featuring students, teachers, and school leaders here! You can also find individual videos below. Joan Sullivan, CEO,...

Partnership Graduation Rate Rises by Seven Percentage Points

In the school year 2019-20, the Partnership graduation rates increased seven percentage points from last year to 87%, an all-time high for us. By comparison, the state of California’s 2020 graduation rate is 84%, down from 85% in 2019. LA Unified’s 2020 graduation rate is 80%, up two percentage points from the previous year. The...