The LAUSD schools will let some schools test laptops instead of iPads, change the way it deploys devices, and overhaul its approach to letting students take devices home.
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June 30, 2014
May 19, 2014
The Afterschool Alliance and the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities recently presented a webinar about partnerships between public housing authorities and after-school providers.
April 22, 2014
Can your city make you smart? This summer Los Angeles will; it plans a innovative summer program that uses Digital Badges to link schools, kids, and community in four neighborhoods.
April 17, 2014
Preliminary results of a new study suggest that school turnarounds work best when they combine dramatic staffing changes with strong support.
April 06, 2014
A basic question is emerging as our schools are urged to embrace the Common Core and the computer-based learning systems aligned to the standards. Are these digital devices becoming central to the classroom -- and coming to dominate the way we teach and learn?
March 08, 2014
In the Corporate Common Core's rush to create a snippet curriculum that separates reading comprehension from the acquisition of knowledge, book lovers are panicking all over the world.
February 26, 2014
Our union is at a crossroads, and I cannot sit back and watch our influence deteriorate. My colleagues know me as a relentless "bridge-builder," and I believe it is only through collaborative efforts by all stakeholders that the union can finally produce real solutions.
February 23, 2014
UTLA, and teacher unions generally, can be a vehicle for winning excellent learning and teaching conditions, respectful treatment of educators, and broader social justice.
February 22, 2014
With so much at stake this year, we asked the candidates running for president of UTLA to answer the same 10 questions. Today we continue with candidate Kevin Mottus.
February 21, 2014
With so much at stake this year, we asked the candidates running for president of UTLA to answer the same questions. We kick off the series with Gregg Solkovits.