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STATEMENT: New L.A. Unified School District Superintendent Must Demonstrate Commitment to High and Highest Needs Kids

PRESS CONTACTS: Katie Smith, Advancement Project California, Director of Communications ksmith@advanceproj.org, 323-997-2194 Community organizations ask new LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner to expand on former Superintendent Michelle King’s legacy of educational equity LOS ANGELES, CA –Equity Alliance for LA’s Kids, a coalition of three organizations including Advancement Project California, Community Coalition and InnerCity Struggle, congratulates new Superintendent Austin Beutner on today’s...

KPCC: “LAUSD just decided to use shooting, asthma rates to help decide which schools get more money”

(This article was originally published on 89.3 KPCC on April 11, 2018.) Starting next year, Los Angeles Unified School District officials will consider asthma rates and injuries from gun violence in neighborhoods near its campuses to help them decide which district schools are most in need of extra funding. And those are among nearly a dozen new factors L.A. Unified...