Smart Phone App Helping LA Unified Clean Up, Fix Up
iPads are not the only technological gadget getting used inside LA Unified schools these days. A smartphone application called LAUSD Service Calls is enabling teachers, administrators, even parents to summon district personnel to fix all sorts of problems, such as graffiti, water leaks and broken tiles. The app functions on an iPhone, Blackberry and Android...
By Chase Niesner | September 26, 2013
Morning Read: Better Ratings, Better Teachers
Steinberg hoping this time Brown will sign bill changing API Ed Source: President pro tem of the State Senate Darrell Steinberg wants to alter the mix of factors that determine a school’s Academic Performance Index (API), which he argues is too tied to standardized test scores, predominantly math and English language arts, along with, to a smaller degree,...
By Hillel Aron | September 7, 2012