SALUTING THE PARENTS AT LAZEAR ELEMENTARY

We believe that parents have the power to enact real change in schools, and perhaps no school reflects that more than the Lazear Elementary in Oakland. The empowering story of parents taking a school district to task by pulling their kids out of school after a teacher, who had accumulated numerous serious complaints but is not being removed from the classroom, can be found here.

NEWS ROUND-UP

In reading the blogs and articles of those fighting to maintain the status quo in our public schools, a common argument arises: teacher evaluations are just too hard and too expensive to possibly implement in LAUSD. However, places like the New Haven are proposing school reform plans that have comprehensive ways to evaluate teachers. Often, opponents of this reform will argue that teachers are universally against evaluations, however, the New Haven Public School system found that 70% of teachers were in favor of an evaluation system.

CAFE ESPUELAS LIVE THIS SUNDAY

Univision radio host and huge Parent Revolution supporter Fernando Espuelas will be hosting an unscripted, live audience show this Sunday at the Alex Theater in Glendale. You can find more info here - should be a great event!

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