August 29, 2014 – The bill, which has not received support from Governor Brown in the past, would mandate that the state's data system create reports and alert districts when individual students are chronically absent (EdSource). »
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.
August 29, 2014 – A school board resolution passed on Tuesday commits more than $30 million over the next three years to early childhood programs, with a focus on those serving low-income, English Language Learner and foster youth (LA School Report). »
August 29, 2014 – The final ruling maintains that California's statutes on tenure, dismissal and last-in, first-out dismissal policies violate students' constitutional rights, and opens the plaintiff's 60-day window for filing an appeal (LA School Report). »