Alberto Carvalho, a proponent of school choice, oversaw a growth of magnet and charter schools in Miami.
The model is expanding in California and nationally and includes a democratic approach that involves parents, teachers and staff.
Climate coaches and mental health counselors are now part of a $36.5 million Black Student Achievement Plan.
The plan has its origins with Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s secretary of education, and could drastically affect L.A. school budgets.
The nation’s second-largest school district will only tell parents if their kids are considered “close contacts” of infected classmates.
But teachers and their allies are fighting back in Arizona, Kentucky and elsewhere.
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Kids are more susceptible to new coronavirus strains, leading some experts to rethink their stance on reopening classrooms.
LAUSD survey data shows most families prefer online instruction for the remainder of the school year.
HVAC standards are the elephant in the living room of debates over reopening classrooms. Many schools can’t afford needed upgrades.
Gov. Gavin Newsom says schools can reopen safely, but many campuses can’t meet the state’s most recent guidelines for being open.
Different sets of construction regulations allow California’s charters to build without environmental oversight.
Trump’s education secretary seemed to be at war with the idea of public education. How much can Joe Biden roll back her legacy?
Protests over the killing of George Floyd have hastened teachers union calls to remove police from Los Angeles’ public school campuses.
California’s public schools, underfunded since the 2008 recession, face further cuts under Gov. Newsom’s proposed budget.
Critics charge DeVos is exploiting a national public-health crisis to promote her agenda of privatizing public education.
Is grab-and-go here for the duration?
No Child Left Behind was a disaster and school choice has failed. A new book points the way forward from the wreckage.
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