Nearly a year after John Deasy reportedly threatened to resign as Los Angeles' superintendent, new rounds of conflict make clear that relationships among those in charge of running the nation's second largest school district are frayed.
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September 18, 2014
September 18, 2014
The Common Core may have been the provocation this time, but curriculum review, routine for some, should be for all; if not before, at least now.
September 16, 2014
Now might be exactly the right time to open and keep open the discussion about considering domestic abuse, physical punishment of children and where we are as a nation and as a community.
September 15, 2014
The new Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium Standards, which heavily emphasize instructional leadership, community and family engagement, and cultural awareness were revised using empirical research on school leadership and the experience of practitioners, including principals and superintendents.
September 14, 2014
How much focus does a district place on the development of and value for integrity, perseverance, courage, reflection, kindness and empathy?
September 11, 2014
It is in the interest of some potential students and their families that we begin to advocate in earnest for an enriched pre-school experience.
September 09, 2014
The environment we need in order to encourage teachers and students to engage a 21st century learning environment will require new thinking and true leaders.
September 07, 2014
The standards are new. The evaluation systems are new. Everyone has to learn something. Now even those who put them in place in the first place are rethinking the accountability timeline.
September 05, 2014
Mayor Martin J. Walsh will task a new citywide education czar to coordinate school improvement efforts across public schools, charter schools, parochial and private schools, as well as higher education.
September 04, 2014
A lesson learned from the '60's and '70's is that changing the building before changing teacher practice is ill advised. Until we attend to the changes in practice and beliefs about teaching to unleash 21st century education, building changes won't matter. The work is human work.