CA needs better effort on Common Core math, says Ed Trust-West
California is woefully deficient in providing quality math education to low-income students and students of color and needs to make a better coordinated effort as it switches to the new Common Core State Standards in math (CCSSM), according to a new report from Education Trust-West. Fifteen percent of low-income eighth-grade students in California earned proficient...
By Craig Clough | June 3, 2015
Smith leaving United Way LA to join Education Trust-West
Ryan Smith, whose work as Director of Education Programs and Policy for United Way of Greater Los Angeles helped improve the educational prospects for students of color and those living in poverty, is leaving his post to become executive director of Education Trust-West, an Oakland-based non-profit focused on many of the same objectives. In his...
By LA School Report | September 5, 2014