The relevant part of our book title is the preposition from. The giant school district taught me lessons then, and it still does. They are fighting about the wrong things.
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March 02, 2016
February 23, 2016
Data from the Los Angeles Unified School District show charter schools as missing their enrollment targets, raising new issues about how its 274 charters are regulated and overseen.
February 17, 2016
His daughter set up a play classroom and exhibits an instinct for teaching. Arun Ramanathan asks whether he should encourage her.
February 01, 2016
On Tuesday, the CORE districts, which enroll more than 1 million California students, release their multiple-measure School Quality Improvement Index.
January 25, 2016
I went looking for unicorns and found clever, friendly workhorses instead ... and a prophet in the desert. Notes from an edSurge summit.
January 11, 2016
Today, the United States Supreme Court will hear a challenge to mandatory union fees that originates in California. Is this a fundamental challenge to teacher unionism?
January 04, 2016
On New Year's Eve, the Los Angeles Times issued an editorial plea for cooperation rather than charter school warfare. Pleas won't help; the city needs a concrete plan that makes both charters and district schools thrive.
December 21, 2015
Teachers in some schools are exercising substantial authority over curriculum, budgeting, and evaluation, writes, Barnett Berry. And their number is increasing.
December 17, 2015
Big districts get all the attention. Their leaders make headlines. They 100,000+ students; 10,000+ teachers. What they often don't have is the best results for students, writes Arun Ramanathan.
December 10, 2015
Neither side seems able to see beyond the trenches as the Los Angeles charter school war settles in for a long winter, maybe several of them. Also see links to other stories of note.