In this Education Week Teacher piece, Los Angeles Network Member Carl Finer writes about Common Core and why he believes the solve-poverty-first argument disenfranchises teachers.
Los Angeles Teaching Policy Fellow Neil Virani shares an inspiring story about one of his students with cerebral palsy and the life-changing impact the iPad had on the student's ability to communicate.
LA Teaching Policy Fellows propose new online voting system for the union. Read about their efforts here.
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By Jackie Mader
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New Teachers are the New Majority
By Celine Coggins & Heather Peske
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Lesson Plan in Boston Schools: Don’t Go It Alone
By Mike Winerip
New York Times, August 8, 2010