Craig Heimbichner was promoted in January to the position of education administrator in the charter schools division of the education department.
Citing “unprecedented circumstances” related to Covid-19, L.A. Unified chose to renew four charter schools that otherwise met the criteria to be denied renewal under a new law.
Charter schools and district leaders in Los Angeles are at odds over a law giving districts more authority to reject charter schools.
Some charter schools with technology already in place are putting greater emphasis on family support during the coronavirus pandemic.
The coronavirus pandemic has thrown LA Unified's budget into an uncertain state. Drops in enrollment further hurt the district's finances.
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.
His backing of charter schools could have an impact on his drive for the Democratic nomination, especially if the race is not decided by the time of the convention.
In an interview, Alex Caputo-Pearl discusses the L.A. Unified strike’s legacy, current relations between the union and district and more.
Team of mentors and counselors from San Jose charter high keep in touch to ease transition to college for first-generation college students.
The approval of stronger language in the party platform comes as criticism of charter schools mounts among Democratic presidential candidates.
No protesters showed up, prompting some critics to allege the board violated open meeting laws in its attempt to prevent disruptions.
For the first time, school districts will be able to consider a proposed charter school’s financial impact.
California charter school teachers may soon have to get the same background checks and credentials as teachers in regular public schools.
Promise Academy had a partnership with the Tech Museum; its fight with San Jose Unified mirrors conflicts statewide over charter schools.
There's full agreement on 4 proposals but anger among some task force members over 7 proposals passed by a narrow majority as a package.