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Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF)

Over the last 14 years, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has taken notable steps to close the achievement gaps that exist among its students. Despite these efforts, achievement gaps persist among socioeconomic, linguistic, and ethnoracial groups in...

State Budget Includes $264 Million for California’s Youngest Children

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE         July 11, 2014  State Budget Includes $264 Million for California’s Youngest ChildrenBiggest Investment in a Decade the Result of Unified Voice from Advocates


August 18, 2014

Civil Rights Attorney Calls Unrest in Missouri Tragic

NBC News by Kim Baldonado Thursday, August 14, 2014Read full article here.  


August 18, 2014

Advocates Successful at Securing LAUSD Funds for Foster Youth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Advocates Successful at Securing LAUSD Funds for Foster YouthWork Closely with LAUSD Staff to Implement Meaningful Changes   Los Angeles, CA. Advancement Project and our partners in the Coalition for Educational Equity for...


August 13, 2014

Reappoint Charlie Beck as Police Chief

Los Angeles Times August 11, 2014 Op-Ed by Connie Rice Should Charlie Beck be reappointed? Yes. But that answer would be expected from someone the chief has called his partner in police reform for 12 years. Here is why the rest of you should also want Chief Beck reappointed.