Carvalho says the successful reading program is costly and doesn’t reach enough students

LAUSD Superintendent Alberto Carvalho is doubling down on his decision to replace a much-loved early reading intervention program known as Primary Promise with a new model to support students struggling with reading and math.

His decision is backed by the district’s elected school board, but has been criticized by teachers and parents who regard Primary Promise as an essential tool to ensure that all young students master basic reading and writing skills. Click here to read more: