Parental Engagement

By Carl J. Petersen

Education issues as seen from a father's eyes.

Neighborhood Council Joins Call For Prop-39 Moratorium

 

Under the proposal new co-locations of charter schools on LAUSD public school campuses would be suspended until the COVID-19 crisis has passed.

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The LAUSD Is Feeding Adults In Need - Who Should Pay The Cost?

School board candidate admonishes incumbent for asking the city for needed funding while her own charter school turns away those in need.

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The LAUSD Steps Up During A Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis shines a spotlight on how public schools serve their communities while some charter schools leave them behind.

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CA-25 Candidate Christy Smith On Federal Education Issues

Trump and his charter school industry supporters are attacking former school board member Christy Smith. What are her real positions on the issues?

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Citizens Of The World Charter School: The Unwelcomed House Guest

LAUSD's Shirley Avenue Elementary is not the first community to fight off an invasion from this nationwide chain of publicly funded private schools.

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Is There An Acceptable Level Of Anti-Semitism?

Charter school industry promoter, Ben Austin, says we should ignore ads in an LAUSD School Board race that he admits were anti-Semitic.

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Essential?

Ignoring "Safer at Home" directives, the LAUSD sends a team to determine how Shirley Ave. Elementary's facilities will be given away to a charter school.

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Even In A Time Of Crisis, Charter Schools Push On With Their Invasion

With our school children facing unprecedented upheaval, the California Charter School Association refuses to put politics aside.

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Did Marilyn Koziatek Accept An Illegal Campaign Contribution?

Complaint filed with Ethics Commission alleges that reducing the school board candidate’s job responsibilities without a salary reduction violates the law.

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Another Charter School Attempts A Hostile Takeover

Shirley Elementary is the latest LAUSD school to find its campus under siege by Citizens of the World. When will the district fight back?

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