E4E teachers work in schools in Los Angeles and several adjoining cities in southern California to elevate the prestige of the teaching profession and improve outcomes for all of our students.

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One School of Thought: Moving Toward the Common Core

See why teachers are highlighting the value of higher standards while also recommending ways to make them more successful.

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Reimagining Tenure: Protecting Our Students and Our Profession

As California school districts, education leaders and court systems debate the future of teacher tenure, check out recommendations from a team of E4E-Los Angeles members that aim to preserve job protections, but make tenure designations far more meaningful. 

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Vergara: Get the facts

Educators 4 Excellence hopes that the verdict encourages teachers, parents, students and administrators to come to the table and work toward a tenure system that serves both student and teacher needs.

INFOGRAPHIC: Vergara as an opportunity for teacher voice

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Pay it forward

Check out "The Equity Movement" and "Pay It Forward," containing recommendations from E4E Teacher Policy Teams on how Los Angeles can improve school climates and teacher compensation to elevate teaching and learning.

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LA True Grit: Read the report

"True Grit: The Game-Changing Factors and People Lifting School Performance in Los Angeles," offers tools for educators and policymakers to strengthen and leverage culture, data, collaboration, systems and partnerships to improve student performance.

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News

Reason #2 why CTA should reimagine permanent status now

June 23, 2015 – E4E-Los Angeles teacher Phylis Hoffman says that the Vergara case pointed out a critical issue: How do we get our best teachers in front of our neediest students? (Education Week's Teaching While Leading blog). »

E4E Teachers Talk Back: Jesse Balderas

June 17, 2015 – Jesse explains why having a district-wide vision for Common Core implementation is so important, particularly in a district as large and diverse as Los Angeles Unified. »

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