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John Rogers

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Associate Professor of Urban Schooling at UCLA's Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and co-director of UCLA's Institute for Democracy, Education and Access; father of two children in the Santa Monica Public School District

John Rogers on KCRW

After the teachers strike and a new contract, LAUSD will have smaller class sizes, better paid teachers, and more nurses, librarians, and counselors.

Funding challenges, racial inequality and charters -- can LAUSD create a better system for all students?

After the teachers strike and a new contract, LAUSD will have smaller class sizes, better paid teachers, and more nurses, librarians, and counselors.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LAUSD Superintendent Michelle King gave her first state-of-the-district address    Monday    morning.

Supt. boasts best grad rate yet. But how’s LAUSD really doing?

LAUSD Superintendent Michelle King gave her first state-of-the-district address Monday morning.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

How easy should it be to fire bad public school teachers? That’s what’s being reconsidered in an appeals court today in the landmark case Vergara v. California.

L.A. Teacher Case Goes to Court Again

How easy should it be to fire bad public school teachers? That’s what’s being reconsidered in an appeals court today in the landmark case Vergara v. California.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

During the teacher strike, a lot of students are not going to class.

from KCRW Features

The LA Rams are going all the way this Sunday, taking on the New England Patriots for Super Bowl 53.

from Design and Architecture

Alfonso Cuaron’s love letter to the maid who helped raise him struck a chord with American audiences and the Academy. But it has special significance to Angelenos.

from KCRW Features

On the sixth day of striking in Los Angeles, LAUSD and its teachers’ union say they have finally reached a deal.

from LA Observed

This Sunday, the Los Angeles Rams will face the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII.

from KCRW Features

California researchers weren't satisfied with how meteorologists explained weather events such as heavy rains, so they created five categories from "weak" to "exceptional."

from LA Observed

If you live in Los Angeles, you’ve experienced the Sig Alerts, the blocked lanes, the gridlock and the fantasy of getting out of your car and walking. But what about…

from News Stories

Negotiations are back on between the teachers and LAUSD. We look at what they should be talking about with an education consultant who’s seen both sides.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The solution to Los Angeles traffic may be an unpopular one: charging people for using the roads in core districts at peak times.

from Design and Architecture