Morning Read: This Ain’t Chicago
Slim chance for teachers strike in L.A., officials say LA Times: Few observers expect tensions over performance reviews to ignite a strike in Los Angeles, as it did in Chicago, because of myriad differences in conditions surrounding the two cities’ school districts. Group w/ties to Koch Bros drops $4 million on Prop 32 SF Chronicle: Look what just...
By Hillel Aron | September 17, 2012
Morning Read: A Tale of Two Headlines
• A tale of two headlines: Results of the California High School Exit Exam were released yesterday, and for LAUSD there’s good news and bad news, reflected in two headlines: The LA Times has it like this: “Two-thirds of sophomores pass exit exam, a record high for LAUSD”. Wonderful news! But the Daily News says: “LAUSD trails...
By Hillel Aron | August 23, 2012
Morning Read: Less Money, More Problems
• LAUSD is cutting adult education offerings in half– and that’s the good news, since some were afraid that the program would be completely eliminated. “An agreement by LAUSD’s unions to take up to 10 unpaid days restored about $105 million for Adult Ed, enough to accommodate about 105,000 students.” Daily News • LA School Police...
By Hillel Aron | July 30, 2012
Morning Reading 7-23-12: Big Day For Parent Trigger
The Parent Trigger gets pulled, exam questions end up on social media, schools will get money for after-school programs (just don’t call them that), and more.
By Hillel Aron | July 22, 2012