Board Member-Elect Clarifies Teacher Pay Position
More than a few eyebrows were raised when School Board member-elect Monica Ratliff appeared at a Thursday Educators for Excellence (E4E) event and seemed to signal support for some kind of a test-based pay system to attract and keep good teachers in LA classrooms. See LA School Report (Ratliff Supports Proposal Linking Teacher Pay to Test Scores)...
By Hillel Aron | June 17, 2013
Deasy Wants to Revamp Local School Funding Formula
No other issue will have a greater effect on LAUSD than how much money it receives from the state of California – and how that money is distributed to schools. All California school districts are set for a funding boost, thanks to the 2012 passage of the Proposition 30 ballot initiative and an improving economy....
By Hillel Aron | May 24, 2013
Morning Read: More on Grant Money
L.A. Unified and Charter Groups Win Teacher Evaluation Grants L.A. Unified, California’s largest school system, will receive $16 million, one of the largest grants. But the top prize in dollars, more than $23 million, went to the District of Columbia Public Schools, a system less than one-eighth the size of L.A. Unified. LA Times What...
By Hillel Aron | September 28, 2012