January 16, 2017 – Ahead of the confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, E4E-Los Angeles Executive Director Ama Nyamekye summarized the questions that Los Angeles teachers raised about the nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education (LA School Report). »
One School for All: Common Core for Unique Student Populations
Learn more about teacher-generated ideas for ensuring that all learners, including those who have historically been undeserved, are able to thrive in the new era of Common Core.
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.
January 14, 2017 – E4E-Los Angeles teacher Miguel Covarrubias pledges to take action if the president-elect pushes to remove the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) act, saying that many of his best students could be affected (The Hill). »
January 11, 2017 – After hours of discussion, the State Board of Education on Wednesday settled two issues that will enable state officials to move ahead this year with the state’s new school accountability system (Ed Source). »