SXSW EDU 2018
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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- Learn best practices for public school K-12 transformation, including raising graduation rates, improving academic outcomes and reducing suspensions.
- Review lessons learned and successes from experienced educator who has deep experience in transforming some of the highest needs schools in the U.S.
- Examine a model that works within a large school district to remove barriers and improve academic growth while changing systems and broader policy.
- Joan Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer, The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools
Cathy Kralik, Communications Dir, The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools