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Why Los Angeles Sends Failing Students On To The Next Grade

| Molly Callister | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

When Alberto Cortes was held back in fourth grade because of low math skills, he thought his world had come to an end. “The first day of going ba...

Teacher Dismissals: How Do We Protect Children and Safeguard Teachers' Due Process?

Tamar Galatzan | Posted 06.15.2013 | Los Angeles
Tamar Galatzan

There's got to be a better, quicker and fairer way to get rid of teachers who truly do not belong in the classroom and support those teachers who do.

The Billionaires' Threat to California's and America's Schools

John Thompson | Posted 05.05.2013 | Los Angeles
John Thompson

Why should beliefs by some trump the democratic rights of others? It should be up to the voters, rather than the courts, to decide whether our policies based on social science or the billionaires' hunches should be the law of the land.

Education Reformers' New Target

| Sarah Garland | Posted 02.27.2013 | Los Angeles

This story was produced by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, nonpartisan news outlet based at Teachers College, Columbia University. The large am...

School Board Stunned To See Protesters Defend Failing School

| Posted 01.16.2013 | Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Unified school board voted Tuesday to reconstitute Crenshaw High School by breaking it up into three distinct magnet schools. The scho...

Why The Teacher's Union Is Spending $4 Million To Oust This Woman

| Posted 02.20.2013 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of LA Schools Report. By Hillel Aron East LA native Monica Garcia only planned on working for LA Unified for three wee...

Educators Frank About Prop 30: It's 'Not A Magic Pill'

Los Angeles Daily News | Barbara Jones | Posted 01.09.2013 | Los Angeles

With a financial catastrophe averted by the passage of Proposition 30, Los Angeles Unified officials said Wednesday they'll begin looking for ways to ...