Ingrid Villeda

UTLA

Guest

Fourth grade teacher at 93rd Street Elementary School in South Central Los Angeles and South Area Chair for UTLA, representing about 120 schools; former fifth grade teacher at Sanford Elementary School in South Gate

Ingrid Villeda on KCRW

Some 20,000 California “students cannot afford to wait any longer.”

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As the father of children in New York public schools, comedian Louis CK has become a poster-parent for protest against  Common Core .

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LA Unified began training teachers for the new  Common Core  curriculum two years ago.  Last year, it was introduced in kindergarten and grades one, six and nine. How important is it?

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LA Unified began training teachers for the new Common Core curriculum two years ago.  Last year, it was introduced in kindergarten and grades one, six and nine. How important is it?

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