A push in L.A. Unified to devise a 1-to-5 ranking of its schools would be at odds with the statewide system that avoids a “summative rating.”
Public Advocates argues the district doesn’t show how $1.2 billion in extra funding will benefit English learners and low-income students.
Students do better in school when they feel connected to what they are learning, teacher says.
District policy of random searches disrupted instruction and made students feel less safe, principal says.
As districts have worked to reduce suspensions and expulsions, they’ve increasingly turned to restorative justice as an alternative.
Failure of leadership in some districts with the most charter schools is a key factor in charter debates, says former superintendent.
In major setback for efforts to salvage LA Unified's finances, Measure EE fails to get even half of voters' support, falling far short of the two-thirds threshold needed for victory.
Only about 1 in 8 districts in California have ever passed a parcel tax. Most of those districts don't have much in common with LAUSD.
Elected leaders in Sacramento must pass laws to support students by curtailing growth of charter schools, teacher says.
Swearing-in ceremony to a seat on the Los Angeles school board becomes opportunity for Jackie Goldberg to urge support for parcel tax.
Veteran lawmaker and activist Jackie Goldberg returns to the LAUSD school board after a decisive win.
Oakland report on charter schools provides one of the most detailed portraits of their impact on a large urban district.
A number of school districts, especially in high-cost regions of the state, are constructing apartment complexes to help attract and retain teachers.
The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, the Valley Industry and Commerce Association and the L.A. County Business Federation criticize the district in their ballot statement and plan a $4 million campaign to defeat Measure EE on June 4 ballot.
Don't ignore the powerful impact charter schools have on student's lives, former student says.