Who is Choosing Who? A Charter School Places Barriers to Entry

Granada Hills Charter High School not only requires incoming students to attend a summer program, but they also make it as inconvenient as possible for incoming students and their families.

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Bernie Sanders Takes a Sledgehammer to Student Debt

While Bernie Sanders' plan would eliminate all student debt, is this really the fairest way to address a $1.6 trillion problem?

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School Board Member Strikes Out in Attempt to Change Board Rules

For the third time, Nick Melvoin is unable to get his fellow LAUSD board members to vote on a project that he has been working on for over two years.

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The Death of Community?

Is there any hope for the future of the country when we have lost the ability to empathize with our neighbors?

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The High Cost of the Trump Presidency

America was already bitterly divided when Trump became the 45th occupant of the Oval Office. Then he threw kerosene on the fire.

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A Father, a Son, and the Next Generation

For 19 years I was lucky enough to celebrate Father’s Day from both sides of the holiday. Like a lot of things in life, I do not think that I appreciated how special that was until it was gone. I was a bridge between two generations, both shaping the man that I am today. Through that bridge flowed the lessons of the past and the promise of tomorrow.

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Vote on LAUSD Rules Changes Delayed Again

For the second time, Nick Melvoin’s attempts to change the LAUSD Board rules have been pulled from the agenda before a vote could be taken.

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An Ordinary Mom (With a Degree in Astrophysics) Takes On the Status-Quo

Loraine Lundquist’s first-place showing in an LA City Council race was a bright spot in a week that highlighted the new normal that we live in.

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A School District Tried to Secure a Source of Funding and All It Got Was a Bill for $12.5 Million

LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner presented a parcel tax resolution without getting input from the public. The voters rejected his proposal.

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Measure EE Puts Your LAUSD Child First

As the opposition to the parcel tax, the Chamber of Commerce represents the interests of businesses, not students sitting in overcrowded classrooms.

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