My city councilman is leaving for a cushy new job and all I will get is a lousy bill for a special election.

LA City Councilman Mitch Englander is leaving for a cushy new job and all I will get is a lousy bill for a special election.

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California Senate Race Exposes Rifts in Democratic Party

Senate Candidate Kevin De LeónAs the Democratic party concentrates on resisting Trump, deep divisions threaten their chances for winning the presidency in 2020.

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Marshall Tuck's Financial Support of Convicted Felon Ref Rodriguez

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State Superintendent of Education candidate made multiple political donations to disgraced former LAUSD School Board President.

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The Largest Charter School in the Country Will Get Even Larger

Does the LAUSD have the capacity or the will to ensure that students are safe and tax money is spent appropriately at an even larger Granada Hills Charter High School?

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Blatant Lies and the People Who Believe Them

Trump’s cancer of alternative facts metastasizes in Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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Charter Schools Are Failing and Our Democracy Pays the Price

Not a day goes by where a charter school controversy or scandal is not exposed in California or the rest of the nation. The frequent media coverage of charter school misconduct exposes how the increasing privatization of our public education system has turned our current educational landscape into a laughable charade at the expense of our children’s education and their overall well-being. New and growing research is mounting regarding the consequences of not having strong oversight, transparency, and accountability over charter schools, which includes increased corruption and educational dishonesty.

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Sex, Lies, and Hypocrisy: Kavanaugh's Glass House

Should we hold the indignant SCOTUS nominee to the same standards that he applied to Bill Clinton as part of Kenneth Star’s team?

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Are Ticket Scalpers Missing an Opportunity at These School Board Meetings?

Parents jump through hoops for the privilege of addressing their elected representatives in three minutes of public comment at the LAUSD Board Room. My proposed resolution would help boost parent attendance.

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Petition: Six Ways to Boost Parent Attendance at LAUSD School Board Meetings — Support This Resolution!

Let’s schedule LAUSD school board meetings on more evening and weekend times, provide overflow space with a remote feed to attendees, and resolve to adopt other innovative ideas to bring parent involvement and community participation into the digital age.

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The Boys of Summer

Debt.jpgAs seasons change perceptions shift.

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