April 17, 2015 – The new committee is focusing on expanding technology beyond assessments, and instead integrating technology into regular classroom instruction (LA School Report). »
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.
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.
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.
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.
April 17, 2015 – Although California has increased its revenues, many districts, including Los Angeles Unified, are still in recovery from years of budget cuts (Sacramento Bee). »
April 17, 2015 – A new poll finds that the overwhelming majority of voters think that classroom effectiveness should be the deciding factor in lay-off decisions or in granting tenure, rather than simply seniority (Los Angeles Times). »