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 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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News

After hours of testimony, state board adopts history guidelines

July 14, 2016 – California's History-Social Science Framework, written by teachers and historians, stresses the importance of incorporating the diverse historical perspectives of Hispanics, Native Americans, other ethnic groups and LGBT figures (EdSource). »

Where books are all but nonexistent

July 14, 2016 – A new study shows that in many high-poverty urban neighborhoods in Los Angeles and beyond, there is little or no access to children's books, contributing to the word gap that leaves poor kids behind at the first day of school (The Atlantic). »

E4E Teachers Talk Back: Jessyka Ramirez-Holden

July 13, 2016 – Jessyka Ramirez-Holden is in her fifth year as an educator and is currently teaching sixth-grade English and social studies at New Los Angeles Charter School. Jessyka is an E4E School Team Leader and 2014 Teacher Policy Team member alumna. In May, Jessyka a... »

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