Parent centers proliferating at LAUSD, leading to better test scores, attendance and engagement
One of the most popular classes at 20th Street Elementary School has 43 dedicated students who come twice a week. They’re all parents. The parents of this 600-student school just south of downtown Los Angeles come here to learn English. They do projects for teachers. They discuss school issues. Their children even help them...
By Mike Szymanski | October 6, 2016
LA Unified improving school centers to help parents parent
Now LA Unified is trying to make it fun for parents to go to school, too. In a report by Ruth Yoon, the district’s administrator of Parent, Community and Student Services, she said 75 parent centers at schools will be renovated and updated by the end of December. Another 35 parent centers will be renovated...
By Mike Szymanski | October 8, 2015
Morning Read: Prop. 30 Countdown
Support for Brown’s Tax Measure Holding its Own Likely to be in the Prop. 30 camp’s favor is a massive increase in the number of newly-registered voters, said to be mostly young Democrats. Since the state launched an online registration program in September, nearly an additional one million residents have signed up to vote. SI&A...
By Hillel Aron | November 5, 2012