March 11, 2014 – The ten candidates for the UTLA presidency bring different perspectives on union-district collaboration, technology in the classroom and teacher evaluations (Los Angeles Times). »
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.
March 10, 2014 – The plan limits the availability of student achievement data for at least two years, and many advocates fear will not allow districts to use data to monitor progress on Common Core implementation in the interim (Education Week, Politics K12). »
March 7, 2014 – A new bill in the Calif. Assembly would provide money for technology, materials and professional development needed to fully implement the Common Core State Standards at scale (EdSource). »