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December 2021 Curriculum and Instruction Committee

Topic Focus: Ethnic Studies Background: In August 2020, the LAUSD Board passed a Resolution to expand Ethnic Studies classes at all grade levels throughout the District. This measure, meant to fortify ongoing work toward greater racial justice and equity, established a […]

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October 2021 Curriculum and Instruction Committee

Topic Focus: Continuation Schools Background: There are 42 continuation schools in LAUSD.  These are small campuses with low student-to-teacher ratios that offer instruction to students, ages 16 and 18, who may be at risk of dropping out due to academic […]

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September 2021 Curriculum and Instruction Committee

Topic Focus: Early Childhood Education Background: Early childhood education provides a solid foundation for our children’s future development and promotes lifelong learning and social development. This month the Curriculum and Instruction Committee invited experts and practitioners to look at best […]

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August 2021 Curriculum and Instruction Committee

Topic Focus: Four Board Goals with schools that are implementing successful initiatives to support our Board Goals. The Four Board Goals are: Postsecondary—College and career readiness will increase from 46.7% in June 2019 to 70% by June 2026. Literacy—Move third-grade […]

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Jackie Hosts Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19 Vaccinations

Thank you to all the viewers who joined us for our Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19 Vaccinations! We were joined by Dr. Eloisa Gonzalez from the LA County Department of Public Health who discussed COVID-19 vaccinations. After our panelist’s presentation, Jackie […]

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Board Passes Jackie’s Resolution on Critical Media Literacy

Yesterday, the Board of Education unanimously passed today a resolution to help students learn to determine fact from fiction in an environment when many depend solely on social media or one-sided sources for information. Critical Media Literacy instruction would begin […]

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FAQs from Preparations for School Reopening Virtual Town Hall

When will schools reopen? Schools will reopen as soon as it is safe to do so. The District has already implemented necessary health practices and protocols in schools in preparation for reopening such as upgrading air filtration systems, reconfiguring classrooms […]

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