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.
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.
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.
October 2, 2015 – Secretary Duncan has been a committed leader who has relentlessly focused on increasing equity in our nation's public schools, and we look forward to working with Acting Secretary King, said E4E Co-Founder and Co-CEO Evan Stone (press release). »
September 30, 2015 – This year's Common Core assessment results are below where we would like them to be, but the results reflect the story of an ongoing journey to raise expectations and close achievement gaps, writes E4E-Los Angeles Executive Director Ama Nyamekye (HuffPost LA). »
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September 30, 2015 – In this conversation with E4E-Los Angeles Outreach Director Claire Blide, Lucia shares her experience on the 2015 E4E-Los Angeles Teacher Policy Team on Common Core Implementation. »