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New! SELA Rising: Fighting For Education Justice for Latino Students in Southeast Los Angeles 2020
Southeast Los Angeles (SELA) is a resilient and rapidly growing region made up of several cities and neighborhoods. More than 60,000 students attend the 89 public schools in SELA, the majority of whom are low-income and Latino.
This report provides an extensive look at how SELA schools are serving low-income Latino students and English learners. It was developed in partnership with the University of Southern California and Alliance for a Better Community.
The study also highlights bright spots and successes where schools are helping their students excel. For example, high schools in SELA have some of the highest academic results in English in the state.
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The Bad News
In 2015, just four out of 10 Latino and African-American high school graduates in the Bay Area had completed the courses required to attend a California state university or UC.
Those gaps start from the earliest grades. Many Bay Area schools show a large gap in performance not only between low-income students and more affluent peers, but between different racial/ethnic groups within the same economic status.
The Good News
There are some excellent public schools in the Bay Area and Los Angeles that are showing that all students can achieve at high levels.
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Several of the items in our letter made their way into that agreement, and, overall, the agreement calls on school districts to provide quality instruction to all students in the fall.
As students grow and their needs change, it’s important that schools can adjust to their services.
Las escuelas deben poder identificar a un estudiante que necesitará más apoyo de manera temprana y eficiente.