Media Coverage

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Date Media Source Type Link Notes
2/29/12 ATVN -USC TV Local Students and Teachers Protest Adult Education Cuts-The anchorwoman says UTLA members took to the street, but our demonstration was primarily organized by Evans United Adult Students and was attended by students, their families, teachers, administrators, and community.
2/19/12 Press-Telegram Newspaper Editorial: Save adult ed
2/19/12 LA18 TV (Korean News) Protests against the closure of the adult education programs, a major crisis
2/16/12 San Fernado Valley Business Journal Newspaper Vote on Adult Education Postponed
“Hundreds of people attended the LAUSD hearing on Tuesday to speak out against the proposal.”
2/16/12 Wildcat Newspaper School Board Delays Cuts
2/16/12 EGP Online news source LAUSD Postpones Cuts to Adult Education
2/15/12 LA Times Newspaper L.A. school board delays vote on massive budget cuts
2/15/12 CBS-02 TV Temporary Reprieve from budget cuts
2/14/12 KABC-07 TV LAUSD board votes to postpone budget decision
2/14/12 NBC-4 TV-Video!/on-air/as-seen-on/Protesters-Gather-Outside-LAUSD-Board-of-Education-Meeting/139333948
2/14/12 KTLA TV,0,1622887.story Parents, Teachers Protest LAUSD Budget Cuts
District facing a budget shortfall of more than a half-billion dollars.
2/14/12 KTLA TV-Video LAUSD Board Waits on Budget Cuts
2/14/12 KTLA TV-Video School Board Meets To Discuss LAUSD Budget
2/14/12 LAWEEKLY Blog LAUSD Adult Education Safe for Now
2/14/12 Daily Breeze Newspaper LAUSD postpones decision on cutting adult education
2/14/12 Contra Costa Times Newspaper LAUSD postpones decision on cutting adult education
2/14/12 KPCC LAUSD Board postpones vote on $557 million cut to adult ed, preschool, art as hundreds protest
2/13/12 Univision-34 TV “Miles de adultos quedarían sin educación

Por los recortes a este sector, muchos se quedarían sin una segunda oportunidad para triunfar en la vida “

2/13/12 Huffington Post Online news source LAUSD Adult Education Cuts To Be Voted On Tuesday
2/11/12 Daily News Newspaper Adult education on LAUSD chopping block
2/9/12 Telemundo-52 photo gallery Defienden la educación con uñas y dientes
2/9/12 Univision-34 TV Luchan para preservar la educación para adultos

Cientos de estudiantes y maestros se unieron para pedir que no se cancelen las clases para los adultos de Los Ángeles

2/8/12 KABC-07 TV 6pm. Reporting from Koreatown. “Adult education on LAUSD chopping block

Adult students are speaking out, hoping the school board spares the program that educates hundreds of thousands.”

2/8/12 Univision-34 TV Protestas por educación para adultos en peligro

Los estudiantes protesta por los recortes a la educación

1/31/12 CBS-2 TV Hundred Protest Proposed Cuts To LAUSD’s Adult Education Program
1/31/12 Univision-34 TV Protesta frente a escuela Evans por recortes de programas educativos para adultos
1/30/12 School Matter Blog Even Local Businesses Support Efforts to Save LAUSD Adult Education
1/27/12 Univision-34 TV Recortes amenazan con eliminar programas de adultos en escuela Evans y otras 23
1/17/12 KABC-7 TV Reporting from Van Nuys. “Education cutbacks slice into adult education. The adult education program that serves more than 250,000 people is at risk.”
KABC-7 TV-Video Adult education on LAUSD chopping block

Editorial – February 19 – Press Telegram, Long Beach, CA (also Published in Daily News). Save adult ed – Funding for K-12 must come first, but adult education classes provide benefits that can’t be ignored so options must be found to keep program alive

LA Times – February 15 – L.A. school board delays vote on massive budget cuts. By Stephen Ceasar

LA Times Letters to the Editors responses to Sandy Banks article:

LA PRENSA DE LOS ANGELES Enero, 2012. “Llamado de auxilio para evitar el cierre de escuelas de adultos en los Angeles”

LA TIMES – Saturday, January 28, 2012

La Opinion FRONT PAGE – Friday, January 27, 2012

January 27, 2012 HOY Los Angeles – “Salvemos la educación para adultos del LAUSD”  Publicado por Randy Jurado-Ertll

ABC-7 Tuesday, January 17, 2012 LOS ANGELES (KABC) — “Recent years have seen huge cuts to the Los Angeles school system, and there are likely more coming. The adult education program…is at risk.”

10 thoughts on “Media Coverage

  1. Tomorrow we going to have at Rally at North Valley Occupational Center
    Students, Parents, Community,Teachers and Staff are invited to Join us and rally, Show your support!!

    What: Rally
    When: Tuesday,January 31, 2012@ 7:30 am – 8:00 am And again at 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
    Where: 11450 Sharp Avenue Mission Hills. CA 91345 818 365-91645
    In front of NVOC on Rinaldi and Sharp Avenue

    Spread the word!!

  2. Van Nuys Community Adult School, Save Adult Education rally, March 12, 2012

    CBS 2/KCAL 9
    LAUSD School Workers Rally To Urge Legislators To Refrain From Adding More Cuts

    ABC 7
    LAUSD may cut Academic Decathlon program

    Univision 34
    Protesta en Van Nuys por posibles recortes a educación para adultos

    Telemundo 52
    No video uploaded yet

    KRCA 62
    Protestan Recortes a Educación

  3. Monday, April 16, 2012.

    6:00 p.m.

    San Fernando City Hall, 117 Macneil Street, San Fernando, CA 91340
    Phone: (818) 898-1200, Fax: (818) 361-7631, Email:

    Please come support and have your voice heard. Where the San Fernando City Council Members will vote on Resolution in support of Adult Education.

    Help save Adult Education! We need Students, Staff and Community who can advocate on behalf of Adult Ed by giving a 3 minutes testimony on how their life has benefited from taking our classes! express how Adult education is important to you! See you there.

    Some of the Schools are going to be affected. Here is a partial list of the Schools: North Valley Occupational Center, Pacoima Skills Center, East LA Occ., ELA Skills Center, Friendman Occ, Metro Skills, Venice Skills, Walters, Employment Center, West Valley occ and more.

    See you there.

  4. Please share this information to those who might be interested in supporting Adult Education.
    The Sunland (Tujunga Neighborhood Council) are going to present a Resolution on Support of Adult Education. We would like to have teachers, students and community members who can advocate for our programs.

    Sunland Tujunga Neighborhood Council
    7747 Foothill Blvd., Tujunga, CA 91042 – (818) 951-7411 FAX (818) 951-7412
    STNC General Community Meeting

    Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 – 6:30pm
    NVCH – 7747 Foothill Blvd., Tujunga
    Agenda Package

    Spread the word!!

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