January 23, 2015 – Restorative justice, which will be required at every L.A. Unified school by 2020, has helped the district make a "tectonic" shift away from suspensions and expulsions, and toward preventative support for at-risk students (Associated Press). »
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.
January 23, 2015 – Although state law requires incorporating measures of student progress in teacher evaluations, the survey found that the majority of the 26 districts serving over 1.2 million students were failing to do so (Los Angeles Times). »
January 23, 2015 – The district has begun with a list of 11 schools; and repairs will be based on a needs assessment conducted at each school (LA School Report). »