Parental Engagement

By Carl J. Petersen

Education issues as seen from a father's eyes.

The LAUSD Empire Strikes Back

Parents are caught unaware as Austin “Darth” Beutner quietly launches a plan that could close the libraries in some LAUSD elementary schools.

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Improving Democracy: Ranked Choice Voting

Jackie Goldberg and the case for Ranked Choice Voting: Why hasn’t a system that amplifies the voice of the voters, expands the universe of ideas and saves taxpayers money been more widely adopted?

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The Voters Have Spoken. Is the LAUSD Listening?

With an overwhelming victory in the primary election, Jackie Goldberg has earned the right to be seated on the Board of Education.

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Allison Bajracharya: Looking to Fail Up?

Camino Nuevo runs two schools labeled as “underperforming.” Their chief of operations wants a seat on the LAUSD School Board.

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Jackie Goldberg: A Chance to Reclaim our Public Schools

Only Jackie Goldberg has the experience and chutzpah to fix the mess that Ref Rodriguez created for LAUSD Board District 5.

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The LAUSD's Revolving Door Continues

Board President Monica Garcia announces her run for City Council. Once again she puts her personal aspirations above the children of Los Angeles.

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The LAUSD Says: "No Voice For You!"

LAUSD Board Member Nick Melvoin has pledged to change the rules so that stakeholders have better access to meetings. Why won’t he act?

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L.A. Schools’ Superintendent Attempts a Coup

Austin Beutner gets caught actively keeping information from some of his bosses on the LAUSD School Board. What is he hiding?

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Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) CFO to Leave Her Position

Is a central figure in LAUSD’s pre-strike propaganda efforts set to get rewarded for her participation?

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Weaponized Journalism

As an investor in American Media, Inc (AMI), publisher of the National Enquirer, did LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner learn to benefit from the world of Fake News?

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