Los Angeles Times

Dust-Up: LAUSD reform

During this election week for the Los Angeles Unified School District, Pomona professors Walter P. Coombs and Ralph E. Shaffer debate the pros and cons of reform proposals with the Reason Foundation's Lisa Snell.

  • Can L.A. schools be saved?

    If you were LAUSD God for a day, what would you do to the district to improve education for children? Pomona professors Walter P. Coombs and Ralph E. Shaffer debate the pros and cons of reform proposals with the Reason Foundation's Lisa Snell.

  • Smarter charter starters

    Charter schools—panacea or placebo? Pomona professors Walter P. Coombs and Ralph E. Shaffer debate the pros and cons of reform proposals with the Reason Foundation's Lisa Snell.

  • Love me tenure

    Teachers unions and tenure rules—impediment to reform or minimum requirement for quality? Pomona professors Walter P. Coombs and Ralph E. Shaffer debate the pros and cons of reform proposals with the Reason Foundation's Lisa Snell.

  • Election day lessons for LAUSD

    What's at stake, and what isn't, in Tuesday's school board election? During this election week for the Los Angeles Unified School District, Pomona professors Walter P. Coombs and Ralph E. Shaffer debate the pros and cons of reform proposals with the Reason Foundation's Lisa Snell.

  • How to reform the LAUSD?

    During this election week for the Los Angeles Unified School District, Pomona professors Walter P. Coombs and Ralph E. Shaffer debate the pros and cons of reform proposals with the Reason Foundation's Lisa Snell.

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