Without more effective leadership, LA Unified will continue to flounder

For the past year, here in California and across the country, robust policy debates about charter schools and their future have taken center stage.

Some of this discussion stems from the recent gubernatorial and state superintendent election results, while some stems from recent teacher strikes and the perceived fiscal impact that some charters have on large urban districts in our state.

As a participant and observer in California public schools for the past half century, I’m struck by what isn’t being talked about in terms of the proverbial “elephant in the room” when it comes to charters: weak leadership in districts with the highest proportion of charters. Click here to read more: https://edsource.org/2019/without-more-effective-leadership-la-unified-will-continue-to-flounder/614466