October 28, 2014 – Karen shares her experience as a member of the 2014 E4E-Los Angeles Teacher Policy Team on compensation, and why she believes every teacher should be weighing in on this important topic. »
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 28, 2014 – In an op ed, the head of ASCD argues for a more solutions-oriented conversation on education policy, led by those working directly with students (Education Week). »
October 28, 2014 – An editorial from the Los Angeles Times argues that to move LA Unified forward, the school board must set aside politics and find a common vision that is grounded in equity (Los Angeles Times). »