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National Parents Day -- Celebrating Parent Power
Founder, Parent Revolution
For as long as I can remember, parent involvement has been at the heart of almost every major education reform effort.
The Billionaires' Big Plans for California Schools
Award-winning historian and inner-city teacher
The heart of
Vergara vs. California
is the assertion that "California's schools hire and retain grossly ineffective teachers at alarming rates."
It Is Time for the LAUSD to Create a Trade-Tech Diploma
Candidate for Mayor of Los Angeles
Our community still needs plumbers, mechanics and construction workers. The LAUSD should should reinstate career and technical training and trade classes, including wood-shop, machine-shop, graphic design and construction-related classes.
Ding, Dong, Concept 6 Is Dead
Executive Director, ACLU of Southern California
A new school year is set to begin in LAUSD, with all the typical fresh hopes and dreams, but this one will be different. For the first time since the 1980s, no LAUSD student will be attending a school on the calendar known as Concept 6.
Unlocking Student Potential
Superintendent, Los Angeles Unified School District
Every student has the potential to succeed. Inside each one of them is a doctor, lawyer, teacher, or rocket scientist. But what does it take to unlock that potential?
PHOTOS: Meet The Young Adults Charged With Turning Around LA Schools
"Giving a Year to Change the World, One Student at a Time"
City Year Los Angeles Corps Member
City Year is not about a magic potion to cure all of our students' problems in a night. Instead it is about showing up everyday to the schools, believing in our students and working tirelessly to help them succeed.
LA Unified Adopts 'Value-Added' Approach To Teacher Ratings
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