Hawthorne administrators took swift action last Friday afternoon following reports, which later turned out to be unfounded, that a substitute teacher had detained students in the classroom at the end of the day, even getting physical with students.
In a year that has seen a multitude of academic successes often dwarfed by the inner and external turmoil swirling around the Beverly Hills Unified School District, the current standoff between the Board of Education and the teacher’s union is now threatening to encroach on students’ education.
Starting this morning, Beverly Hills Unified School District families can expect that many teachers will be putting forth little effort on behalf of students once their work day officially ends.
Last Thursday, Marvin Winans Jr., a Beverly Hills resident and parent of three young children, became the third and final official candidate in the race for a seat on the Beverly Hills School Board.
Beverly Hills public school teachers pulled no punches about their feelings on contract negotiations in the wake of classes resuming once again this week: they are demonstrably frustrated.
In an era where student safety has become potentially more important than education, Beverly Hills Unified School District is striving to be at the forefront of protecting its students and employees.
On August 12, Hawthorne Elementary held its second annual Pancake Breakfast to welcome all new and returning families back to school for the 2018/2019 school year. Pictured (from left): BHPD Young Explorer Brandon Brener; Hawthorne parent Doreece Artal; Hawthorne student Aaron Artal; BHUSD Board of Education Vice President Noah Margo; BHUSD Superintendent Michael Bregy; and Hawthorne PTA Co-President Maria Bennett.
On Tuesday, the Board of Education voted 4-1 to enter into an eight-week temporary contract with Calabasas-based Nastec International, Inc. to provide armed security at Beverly Hills Unified School District starting Monday when classes resume.
A draft report compiled by HR&A Advisors, Inc. was released this week to analyze data pertaining to the Beverly Hills rental community, housing stock and landlords that provides information for upcoming facilitated discussions on finalizing the Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO).
The California Supreme Court took just over a month to deny a Petition for Review brought by Strategic Concepts LLC on June 18, making the decision on Wednesday to uphold the latest judicial finding that Government Code Section 1090 does apply to independent contractors.