Amid pushback, board sets public presentation for June 6

Alberto Carvalho came to Los Angeles Unified last year having delivered impressive academic results at the helm of Miami-Dade, another large urban district grappling with myriad challenges.

Among the hallmarks of his 14-year tenure in Florida are a centralized approach to education, a passion for data and a commitment to the science of reading. He is now bringing to bear these key tenets to the nation’s second-largest school district. Many of the changes the superintendent is pushing at LAUSD, such as restructuring the Primary Promise reading initiative, jibe with this track record in Miami. Click here to read more: