Almost all the education wars are being fought on a very small battlefield. There's real carnage, but no winners. We should switch the reform fight to building a new learning system.
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October 08, 2014
October 06, 2014
Guest blogger Ken Fruternick, a witness for the defense in the "Vergara" trial, calls for an agreement that would address the issues without waiting for the appeals process.
September 28, 2014
Replacing the Los Angeles superintendent, if it comes to that, will create serious consequences for making the district better.
September 24, 2014
English learners comprise a quarter of California school students. Here are some research-based ways to help make them more successful.
September 23, 2014
A new report from Education Trust West finds that most California districts did not use their new budget flexibility to create innovate solutions for English language learners.
September 22, 2014
The Los Angeles Summer of Learning keeps kids safe and expands the horizons of learning.
September 18, 2014
California educators have navigated the first year of Local Control Funding. Now, the challenge is to use the budget process to transform schools.
September 16, 2014
What the best way to deliver assistance to English Language Learners and their teachers? Join our design challenge.
September 11, 2014
The Vergara public relations campaign came to Pomona College this week, restating its case but leaving its goals cloudy.
September 04, 2014
The iPad story in Los Angeles grows, as we had predicted. On Tuesday, Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy sent the school board a six-page memo defending his actions. Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Times called for greater transparency, for the release of the district inspector general's reports, and for a new investigation.