Chris Steinhauser: 3 tips for Gov. Brown on how to close California’s pervasive achievement gaps

Chris Steinhauser: 3 tips for Gov. Brown on how to close California’s pervasive achievement gaps
January 25, 2018 core_admin

LA School Report
Published on January 22, 2018
By Chris Steinhauser, Superintendent
      Long Beach Unified School District

An open letter to the governor of California prior to his final State of the State Address:

Dear Governor Jerry Brown,

Your January 25 State of the State Address coincides with the midpoint in the academic year for our local schools and students. A review of public education’s progress and challenges is warranted. Much work remains for our students and schools to reach their highest potential and for our education system to close pervasive achievement gaps. Long Beach Unified School District is one of eight California CORE Districts purposely working to understand these gaps and the systems that are producing them. From the desk of this superintendent, here are three reflections:

We must hold ourselves accountable for every student every day.

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