United Airlines Preparing Youth for Take Off
Exploring Health Career Pathways, L.A. College Promise raises $500K+, and
More Updates from the L.A. Compact
On January 26, 2017, a DACA/CA Dream Act training for school counselors and college access providers at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels was hosted in partnership with the Southern California College Access Network (SoCal CAN), LAUSD, and the California Community Foundation.Read more
Built In LA recognizes tech matchmakers
“If you're from an area that's underserved, you could research being a doctor or a lawyer, but you don't really think about being a video game designer or a full-stack developer, because you don't know anyone in your community that does that type of work,” said [Bixel Exchange] Events & Strategic Partnerships Manager Dakota Ortiz.
By Charles Taylor Kirchner on September 15, 2016
excerpted below with link to full article
What I call Learning 2.0 ... is about building a learning infrastructure that is available to every student, public or private, charter or district, extending the schoolhouse into the community and into the home.
State Board of Education Approves New Groundbreaking School Accountability System
By David Rattray
A recent editorial gave a critical review of the upcoming changes to the Los Angeles public school accountability system. I believe it is an unfair look at a very promising tool.
Instead of a single score number under the old system, the new model will use a variety of measures that rate overall school and district performance. Imagine your car’s dashboard – a clear indicator of all items that will make your car run smoothly and safely. Likewise, this dashboard for schools will allow individuals to see the complete picture of a school and make determinations based on what matters to them.Read more