Data: How’s LAUSD Doing, Really?
Looking for an independent source of information about how LAUSD is doing? You might want to check out Ed-Data, which is managed by the Education Data Partnership and recently uploaded 2011 – 2012 Academic Performance Index (API) and Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) scores for school districts across the state. As you can see, LAUSD’s API score showed...
By Samantha Oltman | November 6, 2012
Morning Read: Still No Race to the Top Deal
LAUSD, Other Districts Miss Out on Race to the Top Grants as Unions Won’t Sign Applications The two sides resumed informal discussions on Monday after the deadline was extended because of Hurricane Sandy, but still couldn’t reach an agreement. Daily News See also the LA Times Gov. Jerry Brown Has Yet to Pick a Central...
By Hillel Aron | October 30, 2012
No NCLB Waiver — No “Freeze”
California appears to be the only state in the nation that has applied for — but not yet received — a so-called “waiver” from NCLB but doesn’t already have a one-year freeze on NCLB’s ever-escalating proficiency requirements in its back pocket. That means California schools will be among the only ones in the nation operating under...
By Alexander Russo | August 14, 2012