Parental Engagement

By Carl J. Petersen

Education issues as seen from a father's eyes.

LAUSD School Board Candidate Silke Bradford: An 'F' on Charter School Oversight

As the former Director of the Charter School Office for LA County, LAUSD School Board Candidate Silke Bradford could provide insight into the renewal of the North Valley Military Institute. Does her failure to do so give an indication of what type of board member she would be?

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LAUSD District 3 Endorsement — Lifetime Educator Scott Schmerelson

The incumbent has a record of improving opportunities for children and is a far better choice than the charter profiteer or an inexperienced parent.

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The Children Are Left Behind in LAUSD School Board Race

As the California Charter School Association and their allies spend millions on negative ads, education issues are swept aside.

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LAUSD District 7 Endorsement - Parent Patricia Castellanos

Castellanos’ experience will bring a unique voice to a board that currently lacks a parent whose child attends any of the district’s schools.

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City Council Candidate Seeks A Working Relationship with School District

As CD-14 voters prepare to go to the polls, candidate Cyndi Otteson explains how the city should work in collaboration with the LAUSD.

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Two CA-30 Congressional Candidates Answer Questions About Federal Education Policy

The top finishers from the last two elections did not respond, but CJ Bernina and Brian Carroll did provide information for the voters.

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The Challengers In The CA-29 Congressional Race Answer Questions About Federal Education Policy

The incumbent ignored the request, but challengers Angelica Duenas, Michael R. Guzik, and Brian Perras did provide information for the voters.

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Would You Trust LAUSD Candidate Marilyn Koziatek To Hold On To Your Wallet?

The public funds Marilyn Koziatek's $87,000 a year salary, a $400 per night hotel room and a lobbying trip falsely disguised as professional development.

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Disregarding the Needs of the LAUSD's Most Vulnerable Students

The head of Special Education in Los Angeles declares that ALL children are general education students. This leaves out those with severe intellectual disabilities.

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LAUSD Candidate Elizabeth Badger Responds

The Board District 3 candidate has demanded a retraction to the candidate profile that was written about her.

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