New guidelines for teacher preparation announced at USC by Secretary of Education John King with LAUSD’s Michelle King
U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. was joined by LA Unified Superintendent Michelle King and a number of education leaders at the USC Rossier School of Education Wednesday to announce the release of his department’s new teacher preparation regulations. The regulations call for more detailed information to be gathered on how new teachers are performing,...
By Craig Clough | October 12, 2016
Stamp honoring famed East LA teacher Jaime Escalante is unveiled
Garfield High School will forever remember its revered math teacher Jaime Escalante and now so will the U.S. post office. The U.S. Postal Service on Thursday unveiled its new forever stamp honoring the late East Los Angeles math teacher. A Bolivian immigrant, Escalante taught calculus at Garfield High from 1974 to 1991. He was recognized...
By Sarah Favot | July 14, 2016
The first big ESSA fight is here: 7 things to know about this week’s Title I showdown
It was bound to happen sooner or later. In implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act, the nation’s new education law, the odds were high that the U.S. Department of Education would issue a regulation meant to protect the rights of poor children (for instance), that congressional Republicans would interpret as the department’s effort to chew...
By Carolyn Phenicie | April 18, 2016