Parental Engagement

By Carl J. Petersen

Education issues as seen from a father's eyes.

Is Anyone Watching The Hen House?

Schools receiving public funding in California are required to fill out a school report card. Why does the North Valley Military Institute not have one on file?

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Failed Citizenship: A Charter School Gets Caught Gaming The System

Citizens of the World Charter Schools collect fraudulent signatures as part of the process to take space away from public school students.

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Attacking Black Lives Matter And Teachers

Instead of pushing for a plan to address the concerns expressed by students, LAUSD police prove their point by engaging in demagoguery.

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District Bureaucrats Fail To Hold Granada Accountable

When will the LAUSD finally take action on a safety-related Notice of Violation that has been outstanding for almost four years?

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Take Your Lies And Shove It

The electorate rejects a negative campaign funded by millions of dollars of charter school money and re-elects LAUSD Board Member Scott Schmerelson.

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Parents Oppose District Housing Plans On School Sites

Instead of adding green space or Wellness Centers, the LAUSD bureaucracy proposes building housing on three campuses.

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Maybe It Is Best Not To Confess To A Crime On Social Media

The LAUSD issues a statement about the fake Twitter account impersonating Superintendent Beutner. The perpetrator is unapologetic.

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Did Los Angeles Superintendent Improperly Back School Board Candidates?

Leader from Board Member Nick Melvoin’s Astroturf group, Speak Up, pretends to be Austin Beutner on Twitter and retweets campaign messages.

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What Does This Charter School Not Want You To Know?

Voters in the LAUSD School Board race are going to the polls without having access to all of the information they need to make a decision.

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Pretending To Be A Public School Employee

Has LAUSD Candidate Marilyn Koziatek realized that an endless parade of scandals has made the “Charter” label toxic with the general public?

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