May 24, 2007
LAUSD president gets lesson in partnership
(Page 3 - Previous Page)Ironically, these are the fundamentals of AB 1381 that the mayor has always believed in.
"Community partnership was always a big part of AB 1381," Tuck said. "And I can assure you, the mayor is adamant about promoting parent involvement."
On the issue of parent involvement, the mayor and the board president can both agree.
"Every school has to have a great principal, and every classroom has to have a great teacher," Canter said. "But then you have to have a vibrant parent culture. When you have those three pieces all serving the students, then you have a great school. I can go to any of our new schools and say the same thing:
'Parents, you have to get involved.'"