The district is suspending implementation of the School Performance Framework but plans to use some of its elements.
Push to kill single rating for schools wins support of a key committee. LAUSD board will vote on it on Nov. 5.
L.A. Unified's school board and UTLA have ratified a contract, but L.A. County Superintendent Debra Duardo is skeptical the district can pay for its promises, and the Legislature may not agree to a charter school moratorium.
The Netflix co-founder who has donated some of the biggest sums to charter school causes in California since 2011 thinks elected school boards are holding back education progress in the United States.
Nick Melvoin says "victory" for him over the next few years would be "across-the-board improvements in the district," not charter growth.
Expanding charters will exacerbate L.A. Unified's major challenges, including a prospective budget deficit and declining enrollment.
The two candidates differ on the issue of school autonomy.