Modeled after the Boston Compact, the agreement is aimed at preparing students for success in college.
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February 18, 2010
December 22, 2009
A resolution passed by the Los Angeles school board in August will allow outside groups such as charter schools to take over the management of 30 new and existing schools starting next school year.
December 18, 2009
A Los Angeles Times story prompts Ramon C. Cortines to urge principals to get rid of bad teachers before their jobs become permanent through tenure.
November 24, 2009
Charter school operators, UTLA, and a neighboring school district are among prospective managers for some of the city's most troubled schools.
November 23, 2009
Steve Barr is said to be leaving his chairman of the board post to focus on "national education issues."
November 03, 2009
It looks like the Los Angeles Unified School District, just a few days after announcing that parents would have the power to initiate new reforms at troubled schools, has disempowered them--or, at the very least, watered down their power. It seems Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines' has had a change ...
October 27, 2009
Under new rules, parents of students in struggling schools can demand different management.
October 16, 2009
Lawyers for the teachers' union urge swift legal action.
October 05, 2009
The district's highly regarded construction chief resigns after reported conflict with Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines.
August 25, 2009
Los Angeles Unified school board OKs outside managers for schools