Commentary: A plea to pass the ‘Student Need Index’
An open letter to the Los Angeles Unified school board from five district students: Dear board members: We are students who live in South Los Angeles and attend South L.A. High Schools. One of us wakes up early every morning to take two buses to attend Hamilton High School in West L.A. so that she...
By Guest contributor | June 2, 2014
JUST IN: Plan to use ‘Need Index’ to go before LAUSD board
*UPDATED In a surprise move, LA Unified school board will consider a resolution that supports the use of an alternative formula, known as the “Student Need Index,” in deciding how to distribute school funds throughout the district. LA School Report has learned that Monica Garcia and Board President Richard Vladovic have agreed to co-sponsor a resolution to put...
By LA School Report | May 1, 2014