E4E teachers work in schools in Los Angeles and several adjoining cities in southern California to elevate the prestige of the teaching profession and improve outcomes for all of our students.

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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. 

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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.

INFOGRAPHIC: Vergara as an opportunity for teacher voice

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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.

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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.

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News

Cage-Busting the way to the Social Justice Humanitas Academy

March 26, 2015 – E4E-Los Angeles 2013 Teacher Policy Team member Jeff Austin shares how his school harnessed teacher leadership to create a high school with the highest attendance rate in LAUSD and a 97 percent graduation rate (Education Week, Rick Hess Straight Up). »

Smarter Balanced interim assessments delayed for most students

March 26, 2015 – Original article at EdSource by Laurie Udesky As millions of California students prepare to take the new Smarter Balanced assessments this spring, most will not have had the benefit of taking a series of “interim assessments” that were supposed... »

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