California's new finance and accountability system depends on local democracy. It turns a parent's role from choice to voice.
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March 16, 2015
March 04, 2015
Even more than we expected, incumbents in Los Angeles school board races failed to capture majorities. Three are headed toward runoffs. Charter supporters are ascendant as big money pours in.
March 04, 2015
The city's education officials chose Tommy Chang, an instructional superintendent in the Los Angeles Unified School District, from a field of four finalists.
March 02, 2015
Angelenos will pick a majority of the board members in the nation's second largest school district on Tuesday. A critical election? I think so.
February 24, 2015
The Los Angeles Unified district doesn't have the money to continue with plans to provide all students with a computer, superintendent Ramon Cortines said.
December 05, 2014
The LAUSD iPad scandal has attracted the FBI's attention, but the underlying problem is the District's chronic political distrust. It's a tax on children.
November 23, 2014
If there is a leadership lesson buried in this mess, it is to listen to the children, take them seriously and don't hope for bad news to go away.
November 14, 2014
Los Angeles Unified School District parents will be able to use California's parent-trigger law to improve their children's failing schools, new interim superintendent says.
November 13, 2014
Teacher-power schools come with with significant challenges, as well as with a growing craft knowledge about how best to operate them, report Kristoffer Kohl and Kim Farris-Berg.
November 11, 2014
L.A. Unified teacher-powered Pilot Schools are empowering teachers to reimagine teaching and learning...and their own jobs, write Kim Farris-Berg and Kristoffer Kohl.