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Transforming LA's K-12 Public Schools

This session will examine how an in-district, public-private management model is transforming 18 of the highest needs K-12 traditional public schools in Los Angeles - the nation’s second largest school district. Will provide an overview of the successful school management model [not a charter organization]. The model includes hiring the best principals and assistant principals, building teacher capacity, and working with parents and partners to ensure the best possible education for students.

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  1. Learn best practices for public school K-12 transformation, including raising graduation rates, improving academic outcomes and reducing suspensions.
  2. Review lessons learned and successes from experienced educator who has deep experience in transforming some of the highest needs schools in the U.S.
  3. Examine a model that works within a large school district to remove barriers and improve academic growth while changing systems and broader policy.



Cathy Kralik, Communications Dir, The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools

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