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.


One School for All: Common Core for Unique Student Populations

Learn more about teacher-generated ideas for ensuring that all learners, including those who have historically been undeserved, are able to thrive in the new era of Common Core.

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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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Wait, the school year starts when?

September 23, 2016 – E4E-Los Angeles member Linda Hoffman, a LA Unified teacher and former student, responds with concern to the news about the LA Unified Board of Education’s change to the school calendar (Los Angeles Times). »

Leaders uplift equity and expectations for students

September 22, 2016 – The following letter, signed by 24 Los Angeles educators and E4E-Los Angeles Executive Director Ama Nyamekye, celebrates how a local leader listened to teachers with ideas to improve standards and supports to create more college-ready students while levelin... »

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