September 12, 2014 – The district's $7.3 billion budget includes dollars for increased supports for students in special education classes, many of whom are foster youth, low-income students and English Language Learners (89.3 KPCC, Pass/Fail). »
E4E-Los Angeles statement on Vergara trial
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.
September 5, 2014 – The demands focus on the list of topics UTLA would like to cover in the course of negotiations, such as salary, teacher disciplinary procedures and evaluations, but do not feature specific proposals within those categories (LA School Report). »
September 5, 2014 – In the LA school board race for District 7, taking place this spring, incumbent Richard Vladovic will face Lydia Gutierrez, who was also a candidate for state superintendent (LA School Report). »