LA Unified must not keep data on academic growth from parents

Imagine you’re trying to choose a Los Angeles school for your child. The Los Angeles Unified School District has data that signal which schools help students learn more. In fact, the school board already agreed to share this information with families like yours.

Now you may never see the material. A school board resolution that would block growth data from being shared with Los Angeles Unified families advanced through committee last week and is headed toward a full vote in November.But on Oct. 8, the Los Angeles Unified school board changed its mind, moving toward a practical lockdown that would shield this crucial insight into how well students do at school.

Because of this resolution, educators and families won’t gain access to what’s known as student growth data, a measure of how much students learn each year. Click here to read more: