LAUSD School Board Candidate Doesn't Want You To Pay Attention

Tanya Ortiz Franklin says that given the current protests, we should not ask questions about the charter schools that support her campaign.

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George Floyd Is Just One Victim

George Floyd is only one victim of institutionalized racism and police brutality. How many others have been victimized beyond the reach of cameras?

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The Charter School Business

Palisades Charter High School takes money from a program meant for small businesses without a plan of how it will be spent.

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Are We Tired Of Winning Yet?

As if over 100,000 dead from a pandemic were not enough, now our cities are on fire. The system has failed. Can it be rebooted?

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For The Children?

A bitter email from a former candidate highlights what happens when politics becomes about winning and losing instead of doing “good work.” 

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Will Social Distancing Work in Schools?

Dr. Mike Robinson: How can schools practice social distancing when kids return to school? 
Carl J. Petersen:  If there is a bright side to this crisis it may be that students finally get the smaller class sizes that they deserve. Unfortunately, it took a health care crisis to get it done.

While administrators will bear the responsibility for ensuring that there are fewer students in a classroom, teachers are going to have to be empowered...

 

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Neighborhood Council Joins Call For Prop-39 Moratorium

 

Under the proposal new co-locations of charter schools on LAUSD public school campuses would be suspended until the COVID-19 crisis has passed.

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The LAUSD Is Feeding Adults In Need - Who Should Pay The Cost?

School board candidate admonishes incumbent for asking the city for needed funding while her own charter school turns away those in need.

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The LAUSD Steps Up During A Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis shines a spotlight on how public schools serve their communities while some charter schools leave them behind.

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CA-25 Candidate Mike Garcia: What Is The Plan?

Trump-supporting CA-25 candidate Mike Garcia wants voters to know that he is a fighter pilot but does not explain how that has prepared him for office.

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