Alliance charters names Katzir to become new chief executive
Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, a charter group in LA Unified, said today Dan Katzir will join the organization in March as CEO and President. He replaces Alliance’s founding CEO, Judy Burton, a former LA Unified associate superintendent of innovation and instruction, who returned to the district last month to serve as chair of what is...
By LA School Report | January 28, 2015
Cortines names charter school chief to lead technology initiatives
LA Unified Superintendent Ramon Cortines has invited Judy Burton, a former associate superintendent of innovation and instruction in the district, to serve as chair of what is now known as the Instructional Technology Initiative, nee the Common Core Technology Project. Cortines said Burton, founding president and CEO of Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, would work with...
By LA School Report | January 15, 2015
LA Unified charter school gets renewal, with a string attached
Without any debate on Tuesday, the LA Unified school board approved five new charter schools and renewed eight existing charters. One other renewal came with an asterisk: The Alliance Ouchi-O’Donovan 6-12 Complex, a low-performing middle school and high performing high school that merged this year, was asked to return next year for a review after...
By Vanessa Romo | December 19, 2013