Parental Engagement

By Carl J. Petersen

Education issues as seen from a father's eyes.

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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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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