November 4, 2019

LAUSD has a chance to help city’s students and teachers by releasing growth data

To read the entire op-ed by E4E-Los Angeles Executive Director Jeimee Estrada, visit the LA School Report.

Tuesday, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has the opportunity to give families and teachers a powerful tool to transform our kids’ education by publicly releasing growth data. They’ve already crunched the numbers. Fresno, Oakland and Long Beach school districts have released it publicly and California is one of only two states that doesn’t release it.

Sounds like a no-brainer, right?

But right now, a few powerful stakeholders are holding this because they think people will focus on the lack of growth, rather than progress. But if we’re not open about the challenges we’re facing, how likely will we be to solve them?

To read the complete op-ed, visit the LA School Report.