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The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools Network Shows Considerable Gains in English and Math Smarter Balanced Test Results (Press Release)

Student Math Scores at 20th Street Elementary School Show Top Growth Among LA Unified Elementary Schools September 27, 2017 07:05 PM Eastern Daylight Time LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The majority of the 18 LA Unified schools managed by the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools (Partnership) showed considerable gains in English language arts (ELA) and math over the 2016-2017...

Hollenbeck and the Partnership Profiled in KPCC

On September 27, Hollenbeck Middle School and the Partnership were featured in a story by KPCC’s Kyle Stokes, entitled, “In a year of flat test scores, a middle school in LA’s Boyle Heights continues its rise.” The piece is available here.

20th Street Elementary and the Partnership Featured in LA School Report

On September 27, LA School Report featured 20th Street Elementary and the Partnership in a story by Mike Szymanski, entitled, “Once considered failing, 20th Street Elementary tops district in improvement of math scores,” available here.

LA Times Spotlights Jordan High Football

On September 14,  Jordan High School and the Partnership were featured in a Los Angeles Times article by Eric Sondheimer, entitled, “New lights for football illuminate a more important change at Jordan High.” Read the full article here.

Partnership Co-Founder Melanie Lundquist Writes Op-Ed in Fortune

In a September 12 Fortune Op-Ed, Partnership co-founder Melanie Lundquist urges Congress to double the required 5% charitable expenditure amount. Read the Op-Ed here.

Telemundo 52 Visits Mendez High School on “Yarda 50”

On August 30, Telemundo 52’s Saul Rodriguez covered Mendez High School in the “Yarda 50” sports segment of the 5 AM newscast. The clip highlights Mendez students and faculty as they celebrate the start of football season.

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,...

Roosevelt High School Teacher Named “Rookie of the Year”

On June 21, Roosevelt High School English teacher Liliana Mendoza was honored as a Los Angeles Unified School District “Rookie of the Year” for 2016-17. The 18 recipients celebrated at Dodger Stadium where they were presented with their awards in honor of their outstanding commitment and passion for their responsibilities as educators.

La Opinion Profiles Mendez High School Senior

On May 17, La Opinion published a profile piece on Mendez High School senior Ricardo García. Read the full article here.

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.