May 26, 2016 – The new regulations set clear values and design principles, including equity, distribution of effective teachers and accountability measures that must be in place to ensure states effectively serve all students (press release). »
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.
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.
May 25, 2016 – On May 3, our nation celebrated Teacher Appreciation Day, but a day isn't enough to celebrate all that teachers do. Here are five reasons why E4E-Los Angeles Executive Director Ama Nyamekye is thanking teachers this month (Huffington Post). »
May 22, 2016 – Districts and schools across California have received Smarter Balanced assessment results more quickly this year, which has enabled them to better plan course placements and understand the strengths and weaknesses of student subgroups (EdSource). »