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Our letter to LAUSD in support of the additional revenue

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, FEBRUARY 28, 2019 — Today, we sent the following letter to LAUSD. —- Dear Board Members and Superintendent of Los Angeles Unified School District, We are submitting this letter on behalf of the Equity Alliance for Los Angeles’ Kids in support of efforts by the Los Angeles Unified School District to generate additional revenue through the passage...

Statement from the Equity Alliance for LA’s Kids on LAUSD Teachers Strike

The Equity Alliance for LA’s Kids led by the Community Coalition, InnerCity Struggle, and Advancement Project California, has been fighting for increased investments for the highest- need students and schools within the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). We have been fighting the district’s status quo budgetary policies that often leave predominately low- income Black and Latino students to bear...

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...