L.A. students and their parents to get unique road map to improve academic weaknesses

Los Angeles schools Supt. Alberto Carvalho has announced a plan to create a unique progress report for every student and also to bring in “late buses” so children can stay after school for tutoring and get a ride directly to their homes — efforts to improve learning and make up ground lost during the pandemic.

The proposed Individual Acceleration Plans, or IAPs, would affect all students in the nation’s second-largest school district and provide parents with a clear explanation of how their children are doing in school.

“This is a document which will live on the website that can be printed — easy to understand, written at a fifth-grade reading level — that parents will look at, students will see,” Carvalho said last week. “And they will be able to determine at this point in time where they are academically, in reading and mathematics, whatever it is.”

High school students will see at a glance if they are on track to graduate, Carvalho said. “But the beauty about this IAP is that there is a series of recommended actions.” Click here to read more: https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-12-21/all-l-a-students-to-receive-individual-academic-plan