“Academic outcomes tie directly to social outcomes. For example, 3rd grade reading scores are used to project how many prisons are going to be built. When schools do well, we graduate more kids, improve the economic workforce. Real estate values go up. Crime rates go down. Schools are at the center of every community and to a large degree shape the future development of all children.”
Alison Yoshimoto-Towery, Director of Operations, Los Angeles Unified School District Schools Watching the film is only the first step.
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