The Advancement Project

21st Century Civil Rights: Partnering For Change 2014

Join us on April 27th as we honor our civil rights partners! Click HERE for more information.

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 LAUSD.

How Understanding the Local Budget Empowers Community

The Knight Digital Media Center at USC's Annenberg School is dedicated to increasing the flow of critical news and information by helping organizations and community leaders develop digital skills and strategies for the 21st Century. 

April 17, 2014

Advancement Project Chosen for National Early Childhood Education Family Engagement Funding

Advancement Project is pleased to announce that it has received a substantial grant from The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) for the “Leveraging California’s New Local Control Funding Formula to Strengthen Parent Engagement...


April 10, 2014

“Student needs index” identifies highest needs L.A. schools

The Advancement Project, the Los Angeles-based civil rights and advocacy organization, has come up with what it calls a “student needs index” to identify the schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District with the greatest needs.


April 6, 2014

More funding urged for L.A. Unified's neediest schools

A citywide coalition of community groups and civil rights leaders Monday unveiled a comprehensive new measure ranking L.A. Unified's neediest schools and urged more targeted spending on them.