Parental Engagement

By Carl J. Petersen

Education issues as seen from a father's eyes.

LAUSD District 7's Open Seat

For the first time in 13 years, voters in South L.A. will face a ballot without Dr. Vladovic’s name on it. Where do the candidates who seek to replace him stand on the issues?

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LAUSD Candidate Profile: Lydia Gutierrez

This is the last in a series of articles profiling the candidates who are seeking to replace Dr. Vladovic in LAUSD’s Board District 7.

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LAUSD Candidate Profile: Tanya Franklin

This is the third in a series of articles profiling the candidates who are seeking to replace Dr. Vladovic in LAUSD’s Board District 7.

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LAUSD Candidate Profile: Patricia Castellanos

This is the second in a series of articles profiling the candidates who are seeking to replace Dr. Vladovic in LAUSD’s Board District 7.

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LAUSD Candidate Profile: Dr. Silke Bradford

This is the first in a series of articles profiling the candidates who are seeking to replace Dr. Vladovic in LAUSD’s Board District 7.

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The LAUSD's 2019 Report Card

There were huge changes in the last year for the second-largest school district in the country. A look back at some of the major events...

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Using Students with Severe Special Education Needs As Lab Rats In An Education "Reform" Experiment

Was the LAUSD’s plan to limit accessibility to Special Education Centers in the best interests of the students who needed those services?

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Special Education Program at Fairfax High School Is Safe For Now

Nick Melvoin’s plan to displace a school for students with special needs is temporarily delayed. Will the other LAUSD board members fight to save it?

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Parent Engagement Charter School Style

One school demands payment to access records while another stations armed guards at a board meeting. Both continue to receive public funds.

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Does #MeToo Apply to Students in Charter Schools?

Students at North Valley Military Institute claimed they were victims of “abhorrent child sex abuse”. Was anyone listening?

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