A majority of school board seats in Los Angeles are on the ballot next week in a crucial election for the state’s largest school district.
EdSource asked a cross-section of Los Angeles education leaders to reflect on the consequences of the strike that drew national attention.
L.A. Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner says that the district is spending its reserves and will need additional funds from the state.
In an interview, Alex Caputo-Pearl discusses the L.A. Unified strike’s legacy, current relations between the union and district and more.
The Los Angeles district may provide lessons for California as it eliminates K-8 defiance suspensions across the state.
California’s largest school district published academic growth data, which measure how students improve from year to year.
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.