It's like a game show but instead of a Mark Goodson/Bill Todman Production it is a John Deasy/Monica Garcia Production.
"It also spends $24 million over the next two years on 122 math and English teacher advisors and another $8 million on 30 “content coordinators” for science, history, arts and English language development."
This is just the Open Court Coaches (Open Court Police) and Math coaches again which was a flawed and many times failed program.
The Common Core Curriculum is being universally panned by educators, particularly those in the classroom, while being supported by the so called education reformers who are really deformers and those who benefit from its implementation: the test and textbook publishers.
$113,000,000, but nothing for the teachers who have not had a cost of living raise in years. $113,000,000, but nothing for the schools to reduce the lamented large class sizes. $113,000,000, but nothing for school supplies and materials. $113,000,000, but nothing for the hiring of itinerant specialists who travel from school to provide help for special students.
The district will be spending $500 million for iPads and another $500 million for WiFi connections in the schools. As the headline for the Steve Lopez column this morning said, "L.A. Unified leaders fail to put students first."
If the students aren't first where are the teachers on the list? Nowhere!
Teachers are never consulted, never appreciated, and always blamed.