Commentary: Our complicity in a broken education system
By Evelyn Macias It should come as no surprise to any of us that nearly half of the Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD) high school students are not on track to meet their A-G (required graduation and college prep) courses to graduate, as reported last week by LA School Report. News outlets reported this...
By Guest contributor | February 19, 2016
LA Unified board approves plan to ease graduation requirements
In an attempt to thwart plummeting graduation rates, the LA Unified school board unanimously approved a resolution yesterday easing high school graduation requirements and subsequently launched another districtwide study of A-G implementation. But not before sponsors agreed to last-minute changes and the superintendent pledged to enact an “immediate intervention” plan. While the previous version of...
By Vanessa Romo | June 10, 2015