On Sunday, leaders from Immanuel participated in a gathering of 450 leaders of One LA, from all over Los Angeles, at Temple Isaiah, to demand improvements in schools. Superintendent Ray Cortines, School Board members, and a Council Member listened as parents told their stories of wanting help for their children transitioning to middle school, and wanting safe and effective schools. Cortines pledged to increase the length of “Camp Emerson,” which orients children starting middle school, to make sure that bus stops are safe so that there will be no more near accidents when dropping children off, to provide more teacher and parent training, and to make similar improvements throughout LA. Administrators committed to make public schools more effective by creating a culture of collaboration.
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