#EDlection2018: Delaine Eastin answers questions on education, children’s issues before Los Angeles forum for gubernatorial candidates
On Tuesday, May 15, candidates for California’s next governor will gather in Los Angeles to discuss issues vital to children and families including educational equity. LA School Report is co-hosting the nonpartisan governor’s forum at Los Angeles Trade Technical College with the Chronicle of Social Change, the Children’s Defense Fund-California, and the Children’s Partnership. Register here for the free event and prepare...
By LA School Report | May 8, 2018
LA School Report to partner with California children’s organizations for May 15 gubernatorial forum on education, equity, juvenile justice
On May 15, California gubernatorial candidates including Antonio Villaraigosa, John Chiang, and Delaine Eastin will discuss the most critical issues facing the state’s 9.1 million children at a forum hosted by three Los Angeles-based nonprofit organizations in partnership with LA School Report, which is powered by The 74. The Chronicle of Social Change, the Children’s Defense Fund-California, and The Children’s...
By LA School Report | April 23, 2018
LAUSD students to board members: We need a superintendent who will make brave decisions in supporting all — not just some — of us!
An open letter by LAUSD students, to the Los Angeles Unified School Board members: We are a group of students that recognize our voices and experiences should give us the opportunity to participate in decisions made about our education. We hope you take our perspective into consideration as you undertake your most important duty...
By LA School Report | April 16, 2018
What leadership looks like: Stakeholders weigh in on the qualities they hope to see in LAUSD’s next superintendent
With a formal search now underway for Los Angeles Unified’s next superintendent, stakeholders have lots of ideas on the qualities our next district leader should have. In a new commentary series launching today, local and national education leaders share their thoughts on a fundamental question: What should leadership look like at the top? The district...
By LA School Report | February 19, 2018
Even as UTLA looks to bolster declining union membership with push into charters, one school’s teachers voted to decertify after just two years
As the Los Angeles teachers union continues to try to organize educators at the city’s largest charter school network, teachers at one of the few independent charter schools that joined the union voted to leave it after less than two years because union officials were pushing their own agenda, according to interviews and documents reviewed...
By LA School Report | February 12, 2018
JUST IN: Los Angeles Unified School District announces 3-year health and welfare deal with 8 labor partners
Late Thursday night, the Los Angeles Unified School District announced they had reached a tentative three-year agreement with eight different labor partners over health and welfare payments. The plan still requires ratification by both the unions and the Board of Education. Four key points in the tentative agreement, as distributed to the press in a...
By LA School Report | January 19, 2018