Compton Unified School District
In South Los Angeles School for Advocacy, High Schoolers Share Personal Stories
Tenth graders Karolyn and Jonathan stood at the front of their English classroom, presenting to a group of strangers about what it was like to begin learning English a mere four and five years earlier when they were in middle school.
Compton Trauma Lawsuit Near Resolution?
Nearly a year ago, pro-bono lawyers from Los Angeles-based Public Counsel made national headlines by launching a landmark class-action lawsuit against Compton Unified School District in federal court in Los Angeles, arguing that the district had failed to address issues of childhood trauma that prevented students from receiving a quality education.