April 26, 2016 – E4E-Los Angeles teacher Tunji Adebayo was recently honored at a Teach for America event for his unique solutions to issues facing his classroom, one of which involved turning science lessons into song lyrics (LA School Report). »
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.
April 22, 2016 – Since 2014, LAUSD and two local government agencies have supported 1,189 students returning to school from juvenile detention camps. Next year, this program will expand to support even more students striving toward graduation (LA School Report). »
April 17, 2016 – Tom Adams is in his 35th year of teaching in LAUSD and is currently teaching 10th- and 12th-grade English at Sylmar High School. Tom is an E4E Teacher Leader and 2014 Teacher Policy Team member. In this conversation with E4E-LA Outreach Director Jen Baca, T... »