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.

INFOGRAPHIC: Vergara as an opportunity for teacher voice

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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.

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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.

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The story behind the test: Let's gear up, not give up

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). »

E4E Teachers Talk Back: Lucia Huerta

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. »

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