A Times analysis, using data largely ignored by LAUSD, looks at which educators help students learn, and which hold them back.Read the full story
The fifth-graders at Broadous Elementary School come from the same world — the poorest corner of the San Fernando Valley, a Pacoima neighborhood framed by two freeways where some have lost friends to the stray bullets of rival gangs.
Many are the sons and daughters of Latino immigrants who never finished high school, hard-working parents who keep a respectful distance and trust educators to do what's best.
The students study the same lessons. They are often on the same chapter of the same book.
Monday, August 16, 2010
LA Times: Who's teaching L.A.'s kids?
This from the LA Times: