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L.A. Unified to offer limited summer programs

April 11, 2013|By Dalina Castellanos
  • Brian York, algebra teacher at Monroe High School in North Hills, checks home work while students solve a problem in his summer school class in 2008. Monroe will be one of 16 high schools to offer credit recovery classes this summer.
Brian York, algebra teacher at Monroe High School in North Hills, checks… (Annie Wells/Los Angeles…)

Budget cuts have plagued summer programs at area school districts for years, but the Los Angeles Unified School District announced Thursday that it will offer limited classes for credit recovery this year.

Summer school will be limited to 10th-, 11th- and 12th-grade students who have failed a course required for graduation. Ninth-grade students, who have failed an entire year of Algebra 1, may also enroll.

Summer school will be provided at 16 high schools throughout the district from July 8, 2013, to Aug. 2, 2013, for students now enrolled in L.A. Unified schools, said Javier Sandoval, an intervention administrator for Beyond the Bell.

Beyond the Bell administers before- and after- school programs on L.A. Unified campuses and will operate summer enrichment programs at more than 160 elementary and middle schools during the 2013 summer vacation period beginning June 10, 2013.

For more information, visit http://btb.lausd.net

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