LA's Promise - History

History

LA’s Promise founders have served students in the South Los Angeles community for over 15 years. LA’s Promise began as an organization called Center for Innovative Education (IE) in 2003 with a 60-student cohort at Manual Arts High School. In the subsequent years, the organization expanded the number of students they served and reincorporated itself into MLA Partner Schools. Four years later, Manual Arts High School and West Adams High School joined MLA Partner Schools through the iDesign Division of the Los Angeles Unified School District. In 2011, John Muir Middle School joined MLA Schools through LAUSD’s Public School Choice.

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