Betty Márquez Rosales
Before joining EdSource, Betty worked on reporting projects for Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting and the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley. Betty’s stories have appeared in The New York Times, Fusion, and local news publications across California. She has worked in education and communications, earned a Master’s degree in journalism from UC Berkeley, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in gender studies from UC Santa Barbara.
All articles by Betty Márquez Rosales
Austin Beutner steps down as L.A. Unified superintendent after leading the state's largest school district for three years.
June 30, 2021
L.A. Unified will launch a college savings account program, Opportunity L.A, on Friday for over 13,000 first grade students. All remaining first graders will have their own savings account by the end of 2021.
May 20, 2021
L.A. Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner announced that he will not seek to renew his contract with the district once it ends in June.
April 22, 2021
During his tenure, Beutner dealt both with a historic teachers’ strike and a pandemic.
April 21, 2021
Los Angeles Unified, the state's largest district, reopened for in-person learning amid ongoing lawsuits from parents pushing for a full reopening.
April 13, 2021
English learners have priority to return to in-person instruction at some school districts, but fear of the coronavirus is keeping many of them home.
April 13, 2021
Many families in neighborhoods with high Covid-19 death rates don't want a return to in-person learning, according to an L.A. Unified survey.
March 30, 2021
Coaches, mentors at California schools key to helping keep recent immigrant students engaged during pandemic
When the pandemic hit, many students who recently immigrated to the U.S. were not attending online classes regularly.
March 23, 2021
L.A. Unified students are a step closer to returning to their classrooms after the district and its teachers union reached a tentative agreement.
March 10, 2021
A guide to California's English Learner Roadmap, which provides guidance on how to be responsive to the needs of English learner students by giving meaningful and accessible instruction, aligning goals across education systems, and more.
March 10, 2021
The program at the Whittier Union High School District aims to “tap into that trust” that parents often share among each other.
February 17, 2021
In Los Angeles Unified, some board members have signaled support for additional instructional time, as the nation’s second-largest school district continues with distance learning.
February 2, 2021
An after-school tutoring program kicked off amid the global health crisis is showing early promise in pockets of Los Angeles Unified, where a drop in grades among students has upended the nation’s second-largest school district’s approach to grading and instruction.
January 21, 2021
School districts are facing pressure to improve ventilation at their campuses to reduce the airborne spread of the coronavirus.