On Wednesday, LA School Report Executive Editor Laura Greanias summarized action steps discussed by LA Unified’s Board toward providing more equitable funding to the district’s highest-need schools, particularly elementary schools. In the next two years, LA Unified can expect nearly $140 million in new funding. Educators, parents, and advocates alike are hoping the Board may commit to “funding schools based on a new ranking that gives priority to those with the highest-need students” next month. More here.
Carver Middle School Principal Calls for More Equitable Funding in Schools
On March 19th, Principal Latasha Buck of George Washington Carver Middle School published her OpEd in the LA School Report to urge colleagues and LA Unified to more equitably distribute funding for high-need schools, especially elementary schools. On average, at...