Plan to fight education inequity in LA: What’s it achieved in 2 years?

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Dorsey High School climate advocate James Wilson poses at the school. Photo by Robin Estrin.

Two years ago, LAUSD funded a plan aimed at closing the achievement gap between Black students and their peers. Now the impact is visible in the high school experiences of two sisters.

Culver City has eliminated honors English classes for ninth and 10th graders in an effort to increase racial equity for students. Not all parents are happy.

The world is heavy these days, but art doesn’t have to be when dealing with tough subjects. Two gallery shows in LA are good examples.