Appreciating Teachers’ Instructional Vision

By: Karen Hunter Quartz, Marisa Saunders, Clémence Darriet, Becky French & Cicely Bingener This past week has been “Teacher Appreciation Week.” But after a pandemic year in which many teachers worked…

April 2021 Newsletter

This month, we share stories of struggle and accomplishment. We highlight the work of teachers and administrators in elevating and celebrating the voices of Black youth and excellence. We also…

Collaborative Leadership as the Cornerstone of Community Schools

This brief describes the policies, structures and practices that support UCLA Community School’s vision and commitment to collaborative decision-making as a core pillar of its approach to community schooling. We demonstrate how collaborative leadership serves to mediate the integration of programs and services in support of its students, families and community.

March 2021 Newsletter

This month, we celebrate leadership. Read about how young people across the district, in partnership with parents and educators, have made a difference through their leadership and demand for justice.…

February 2021 Newsletter

With the new year underway, and with the promise of hope and change, we share an uplifting blog on the anti-racism work at Mann UCLA Community School. We also share…