John Rogers

Professor of Education at UCLA, director of the Institute for Democracy, Education, and Access

Guest

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

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