Karla Scoon Reid
Karla Scoon Reid is a Southern California-based correspondent for EdSource Today. A New York City native, who grew up in Ottawa, Canada, Karla previously served as a staff writer for a number of publications, including Education Week, where she covered the nation’s urban public school districts. A freelance writer since 2008, Karla currently writes about parent engagement for Education Week’s K-12 Parent & the Public blog. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ohio University.
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Districts were ordered to cut water usage anywhere from 4 percent to 36 percent.
June 28, 2015
Parents are attempting to force changes at Palm Lane Elementary School.
June 14, 2015
Coalition forms and avoids use of California's parent-trigger law.
April 5, 2015
Some seek to educate parents about the law while others seek collaboration.
April 2, 2015
California’s new school funding system is driving districts in diverse regions of the state to shift their resources to achieve one of the key goals laid out in the sweeping financial reform effort – graduating students so they are ready for college or careers.
July 7, 2014
The San Diego Unified School District appeared to face few challenges when it kicked off a comprehensive effort late last year to craft a state-mandated guide outlining the school system’s academic and financial future.
June 20, 2014
The San Bernardino City Unified School Board of Education approved the district’s school spending and accountability plan.
June 18, 2014
After the Santa Ana Unified School Board approves its multimillion-dollar education funding plan later this month, the district’s schools will kick off their own decision-making process to detail how to spend some of that money on their campuses to improve student achievement.
June 16, 2014
Faced with dismal student test scores, low graduation rates and high student suspension rates, the preliminary draft of the San Bernardino City Unified School District’s funding plan targets the “cradle to career” needs of its Latino and African-American students, in addition to English learners.