May 22, 2015 – The decline comes as a result of the decreasing enrollment in teacher preparation programs, which has fallen 75 percent over the past decade, particularly in math and special education (EdSource). »
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 22, 2015 – E4E-Los Angeles Exec. Dir. Ama Nyamekye says that the school board "will need to work together towards a collaborative, forward-looking agenda without being weighed down by past political battles," (LA School Report). »
May 21, 2015 – Donia, an E4E-Los Angeles fifth grade teacher, shares how her professional interest in advocating for better school climates has led her to advocate in Sacramento, as part of our "In My Professional Opinion" series (E4E News Blog). »