Special ed enrollment at charters nearly matches district’s percentage, but exodus from LA Unified looms
LA Unified’s district schools and independent charters enroll nearly the same percentage of students with disabilities after five years of gains by charters, a new report shows. But cooperation between nearly 100 of LA Unified’s 221 charters and the district could slide into chaos if the LA Unified school board decides not to continue a...
By Craig Clough | July 22, 2016
County to vote on fate of 2 high-performing Aspire schools
LA County is set to vote on whether it should heed a decision of the LA Unified School Board to shut down two highly successful charter schools in the district: Aspire Antonio Maria Lugo Academy (AALA). and Aspire Ollin University Preparatory Academy. The L.A. County Office of Education met yesterday to hear the schools’ appeals...
By Yana Gracile | March 19, 2014