Commentary: LA Unified should keep A-G curriculm in place
By Michele Siqueiros How does the daughter of a seamstress with a sixth grade education get to college? For me, it was luck. As a good student I worked hard in school, but had I not been lucky in high school to be assigned the A-G high school courses required for consideration to the University of...
By Guest contributor | June 5, 2015
Events: Leaders to Talk College Readiness
On Thursday morning, Supt. Deasy, Board member Zimmer and policy analysts from Alliance for a Better Community (ABC) and UCLA’s Institute for Democracy, Education and Access (IDEA) will gather to discuss a new report on the status of the A-G program. Passed eight years ago, the “A-G” resolution (a reference to graduation requirements needed to...
By LA School Report | June 19, 2013
Memo: Deasy Touts Progress on Safety, Suspensions, & English Learners
Superintendent John Deasy recently laid out his vision for the Los Angeles Unified School District over the next three years. Though he focused mainly on his top priorities for spending future revenue, Deasy also reflected on the school system’s recent gains, including 800 new campus safety aides assigned to elementary and middle schools across the city....
By Brianna Sacks | June 5, 2013