Education News in Brief

Labor Leader Honored

By The Associated Press — March 31, 2009 1 min read

The Los Angeles Unified School District has voted to make Cesar Chavez’s March 31 birthday a school holiday. The school board resolution approved last month calls for Superintendent Ramon Cortines to come up with a plan to drop another holiday in favor of the day off to honor the late United Farm Workers co-founder.

A version of this article appeared in the April 01, 2009 edition of Education Week