Parental Engagement

By Carl J. Petersen

Education issues as seen from a father's eyes.

Is This What This Charter School Was Hiding?

Did El Camino Real Charter High School refuse to reveal the results of an audit in order to cover up a “potential violation of nepotism policy”?

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This Charter School Did Not Protect Its Payroll

 

After taking $4.606 million from a program meant to save jobs, Palisades Charter High School votes to layoff some of its employees.

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The Attempted Assassination Of A Public School District

After losing re-election, former board member, Caprice Young, supported by the charter school industry, went on to profit from the failures she herself set in motion.

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LAUSD: What Is The Plan Going Forward?

COVID-19 has brought chaos to our students, especially those with special education needs. How will we help them recover?

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Selling Beaudry: A Step In The Right Direction Or More Of The Same?

The LAUSD headquarters building is a symbol of the vast bureaucracy that leaves stakeholders feeling detached. A sale will compound the problem.

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LAUSD School Board Candidate Doesn't Want You To Pay Attention

Tanya Ortiz Franklin says that given the current protests, we should not ask questions about the charter schools that support her campaign.

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The Charter School Business

Palisades Charter High School takes money from a program meant for small businesses without a plan of how it will be spent.

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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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