August 25, 2016 – E4E-Los Angeles Local Advisory Board Member and current educator Andrew Blumenfeld reacts to news about the Vergara lawsuit and issues a call to action for California state legislators to engage in tough conversations about teacher tenure (Los Angeles Times). »
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.
August 25, 2016 – E4E-Los Angeles member Christine Chiu reflects on racism, its impact on her teaching practice and the need for a more diverse teaching profession (Huffington Post). »
August 22, 2016 – On Monday, the California Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal in Vergara vs. California, a closely-watched case that challenged tenure and other traditional job protections for teachers (Los Angeles Times). »