LAUSD, USC Social Work strive to better serve children with military ties
Information obtained by school district can help provide resources to students and their families
by Eddie North-Hager
The Los Angeles Unified School District is identifying students whose parents are on active military duty, city and district officials announced at Leland Street Elementary in San Pedro.
LAUSD is the largest school district in the country to ask whether a student has a parent serving on active duty or as a veteran or with the National Guard or Reserves, said USC School of Social Work Professor Ron Avi Astor, who researches the needs of children with ties to the military.
“While these questions only take up […]