Power of Political Sound-Bites

 

(Note: This interview was based on my article that was originally titled "Losing the Sound-Bite War." You can also read the article on Medium.)

Tune in to “Be Bold America!”  with host Jill Cody on Sunday, October 13 at 5:00 pm on KSQD.

What does it do to democracy when the President of the United States uses political sound-bites to capture the country’s attention such as “coup” and “civil war?”

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How Do You Rank The Value Of A School?

While the charter school industry continues to push for a Yelp-like rating of schools, LAUSD parents support the effort to fight back.

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Biden and Trump: Two Sides of the Same Corrupt Coin

Trump ignores the real corruption in the Hunter Biden case. Could this be because his own family is personally benefiting from the office he holds?

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A Fox Watches Over the Data Hen House

 

Board Member Nick Melvoin got caught manipulating data for the benefit of the charter school industry. He now oversees the LAUSD’s data-driven efforts.

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The California Charter School Association Purposefully Puts Students In Danger

For almost a century, the Field Act has successfully protected public school students from earthquake damage. Charter schools are exempt.

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The Hijacking of Special Education

The Chanda Smith consent decree should have helped every LAUSD student with special education needs. Instead, it harmed the most vulnerable.

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Now In the Minority, A School Board Member Changes His Tune

In the majority, charter school supporters had little respect for the minority. With the roles switched, Nick Melvoin demands collaboration.

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Manipulating Data for the Benefit of Charter Schools

Instead of providing parents with information, The School Performance Framework (SPF) was doctored to serve the needs of the charter school industry. It is time to investigate @NickMelvoin for his role in this debacle.

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State of Denial: How Do Charter Schools Meet the Needs of Students in Special Education

The Los Angeles Unified School District Board is presented with a report detailing the discrepancies in enrollment between charter and public schools.

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Celebrating with Save Catskill

When we fight, we win! These hard-working public education activists successfully fought off a co-location from a charter school. On Saturday they took time to celebrate their victory.

Thank you for including me in the festivities.

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