#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
Two-thirds of California voters say education is a ‘very important’ issue in governor’s race, survey finds
How important is K-12 public education to California voters as they choose a new governor this year? Very. And that sentiment is growing. Nearly two-thirds — 64 percent — of likely voters in a new survey called education “very important,” an increase from 58 percent four years ago when the same question was asked. A full...
By Esmeralda Fabián Romero | April 15, 2018
School choice, charters, and unions — Hot topics as candidates for state schools chief meet for the first time
California parents looking for better public schools for their kids will get to elect a new state schools chief in November, and this week was their first chance to compare the three candidates side by side — something parents can’t yet do with schools. The three candidates for state superintendent of public instruction met for...
By Laura Greanias | March 21, 2018
LA students see in Villaraigosa’s California Students’ Bill of Rights an opportunity to improve schools and their teachers’ working conditions
As students across the country are making their voices heard on gun control, California youths are being given the opportunity to have a voice in ensuring all students have access to a quality education with a California Students’ Bill of Rights, unveiled Thursday in Los Angeles by gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa. Students from Alliance Susan...
By Esmeralda Fabián Romero | March 19, 2018
Exclusive: Adam Anderson, a third-way candidate for California’s superintendent of instruction, on why he pulled out of the race
Adam Anderson, a third-way candidate for California’s state superintendent of instruction, has pulled out of the race. Anderson, 36, was educated in California public schools through college. He spent six years in Chicago and directed strategy and policy at Chicago Public Schools before returning to California in 2014 to lead strategy and operations at EducationSuperHighway,...
By Laura Greanias | February 14, 2018