The Partnership has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 Teacher Quality Grant by the Alder Graduate School of Education, which received federal funding to support multiple teacher residency programs across California. The Partnership’s teacher residency will launch with the first cohort of residents in Summer 2021.
Read our new report in partnership with the University of Southern California, “Listening to Learn: What Los Angeles Families Say They Need During Distance Learning,” which contains insights from more than 1,100 LA Unified families.
The fundamentals of school transformation are as important as ever. As we face a new future of public schooling brought about by a global pandemic and embrace the innovations to come, we believe that maintaining a focus on developing interconnected systems – around curriculum, family engagement, school culture, and more – must remain a priority for system leaders. Launched in February 2020, the Partnership Playbook outlines how to build these systems within and around schools to accelerate equity for low-income students and students of color.
We are delighted to announce that 49th Street Elementary has joined the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools. With 700 students and 80 teachers and staff, 49th Street is a key feeder school for George Washington Carver Middle School - also a Partnership school.
We are implementing a sustainable transformation model across 19 high-need district schools, while influencing large-scale, systemic changes in LA Unified, the state of California, and beyond.