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Members in the News
October 30, 2023
“A parent saying, ‘I have my kid in this program and it’s great’ is much better than it coming from me. That parent-to-parent connection, that level of trust, is what’s important.”
— Dean Tagawa
Los Angeles USD executive director for Early Childhood Education, shares the district’s strategy to increase TK enrollment, which includes enlisting school staff and parent volunteers to hand out fliers within a four-block radius of elementary schools. (CalMatters, Oct. 2, 2023)
“Anytime you implement a new change initiative, it takes four or five years to really see the impact of that, and especially on a summative assessment like CAASPP.” — Amy Slavensky
Interim deputy superintendent of San Juan Unified, in a story on results from the 2023 Smarter Balanced scores, which have not rebounded to pre-pandemic levels for a majority of districts. (EdSource, Oct. 18, 2023)
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