March 3, 2015 – E4E-Los Angeles member Mark Gozonsky writes in this Letter to the Editor that the sheer size of both the district and the union in Los Angeles prevent them from finding common ground and seeking compromise (Los Angeles Times). »
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.
February 25, 2015 – On Tuesday, February 18, 2015, E4E teachers in New York and Los Angeles launched practical steps to improve tenure in their states and districts. Check out the reactions (E4E News Blog). »
February 25, 2015 – L.A. Unified needs to ensure every child has access to technology, but could save time and dollars by leveraging teacher leaders and buying devices one year at a time, argues The Times Editorial Board (Los Angeles Times). »