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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Three KCRW listeners share stories about their family relationships and special moments that happened on Christmas.

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Street medicine providers aim to meet — and treat — unhoused people where they are. And new state regulations are making it a lot easier for them to do that.

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Coach Gabriel Giangualano and junior Max Abrahamson are leading the St. John Bosco High School esports team. Ralph Lawler was the LA Clippers’ announcer for 40 years.

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Less is more on TikTok, where LA’s small brands gain customers by showcasing their personality on modest marketing budgets this holiday shopping season.

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The La Brea Tar Pits hold the largest collection of Ice Age fossils in the world. Now its grounds, museum, and research facilities are being reimagined.

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Monterey Park, the site of a mass shooting on Saturday after the city’s annual Lunar New Year ended, is home to Asian immigrants and mom-and-pop businesses.

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An e-bike lending library hopes to get people out of their cars in the San Fernando Valley. But it’s an uphill battle. The wholesale price of gas is way down in most of the U.S.

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Heavy rains bring destruction to SoCal, and thousands of residents in Santa Barbara County remain stranded. President Biden declared a state of emergency.

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