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  • Admiral Aloof? Admiral AWOL

    When it comes to the management of the Los Angeles Unified School District, there is such a rich buffet of material lately, I hardly know where to begin.
  • Rejecting test scores as a core value

    Rejecting test scores as a core value
    It wasn't about money. It was about respect. That's what Chicago teachers union president Karen Lewis kept reminding the public during the seven-day teachers strike that had parents scrambling and kept 350,000 children out of class. But there was way...

    Patt Morrison Asks: Hard lessons with Michelle Rhee

    Patt Morrison Asks: Hard lessons with Michelle Rhee
    No one, it seems, is lukewarm about Michelle Rhee; she's a pass-fail figure, inspiring or polarizing. In the name of reforming public schools, the onetime Teach for America teacher, depending on your viewpoint, either trailblazed or bulldozed her way...

    After generations of failure, a school and its students head for success

    After generations of failure, a school and its students head for success
    I was prepared for the dog-and-pony show — the choreographed "reveal" of a school makeover that's been in the works for years. I didn't expect much beyond a grown-up version of show-and-tell. But I came anyway because I have a soft spot for Jordan...

    What do students mean to LAUSD superintendent?

    I remember the moment in 2003 when I realized that my daughter was in good hands at her Los Angeles Unified middle school. Former Supt. Roy Romer was facing down an angry crowd of parents at Taft High in Woodland Hills after three students were wounded...