The best of 2018 (so far): Our 9 most popular articles about LA students and schools from spring semester
Laura Greanias | July 2, 2018
Like the graduation mortarboards of June, 2018 is flying by. Catch up with the best of the year so far with our top nine stories. (For you math geeks, that’s half the year of ‘18.) Also spin through some of our favorites from our new feature this year, Parent Voices.
THE TOP 9
The principals of 227 struggling Los Angeles schools may be about to get a coveted freedom: the ability to hire the teachers they believe will best educate their students.
And read the follow-up story on the LAUSD board vote that extended the hiring freedom to about a quarter of all schools: LAUSD board frees principals of struggling schools from having to hire teachers sent to them by the district
Plus read our election night results: California primary results: Newsom and Cox advance to November’s gubernatorial race; Tuck leads Thurmond in battle for state superintendent
Here are three of our favorites:
Surprised we’re already halfway through 2018? See how much you remember from last year’s education highlights with Our 17 most popular articles about Los Angeles schools from 2017. And you might also want to catch up with our “Year in Numbers:” 7 charts and graphs that shaped the way we think about LA schools in 2017.