The district is suspending implementation of the School Performance Framework but plans to use some of its elements.
Los Angeles, home to more immigrants than any region in California, could become the state’s second city to let non-citizen parents vote.
Political arguments are getting in the way of sensible solutions.
Push to kill single rating for schools wins support of a key committee. LAUSD board will vote on it on Nov. 5.
CSU has also pledged $10 million to train more math and science teachers, but skeptics question whether that investment will be sufficient.
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.