The Los Angeles Unified School District is testing a pilot program for teacher evaluation that includes parent feedback and peer review. But unions are not happy.
Created in 2002 by billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad, the Broad Superintendents Academy has come under fire by critics who say that it is hostile to teachers. Defenders of the program say that its fellows graduate with a variety of viewpoints.
Chocolate milk, with all of its added sugar, has become a new target for people concerned with childhood obesity in Los Angeles. Most of the milk consumed in schools is chocolate milk.