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The Partnership and Politico in DC

On Wednesday, June 28, Partnership co-founder Melanie Lundquist and CEO Joan Sullivan traveled to Washington DC for a day of events advocating for educational equity and sharing lessons learned through the Partnership’s first decade of work in public school transformation. The day’s events began with a conversation between Ms. Lundquist and Politico CEO Patrick Steel,...

Univision Spotlights the Partnership

On May 15, Univision’s Julio Cesar Ortiz aired a profile of the Partnership and Roosevelt High School during the 6 PM broadcast, available here. The piece featured Roosevelt students and parents, as well as Principal Ben Gertner and Francisco Villegas, Director of School Transformation at the Partnership.

Partnership Policy Briefs

We are pleased to share new policy briefs the Partnership team has developed on two critical issues facing our education system here in Los Angeles: equitable funding and unified enrollment. In addition to directly managing 19 LAUSD schools, the Partnership also advocates for broader system ch ange, working to remove barriers and develop best practices...

By Chase Stafford, Director of Policy and Planning

Partnership for Los Angeles Schools Receives $1.5 Million Grant from The Ballmer Group

The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools has received a $1.5 million grant from The Ballmer Group, cofounded by Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer and his wife, Connie. The grant will be dispersed over three years and will further the Partnership’s mission to transform schools and revolutionize school systems to empower all students with a...