Parental Engagement

By Carl J. Petersen

Education issues as seen from a father's eyes.

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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Failing Charter Schools and the LAUSD Board's Choice

Confronted by the state of California with a list of 22 low-performing charter schools, will the LAUSD School Board take action to shut them down?

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Coverage of the LAUSD by the L.A. Daily News: News or Propaganda?

Publishing Mark Ridley-Thomas’ anti-union editorial without disclosing his son’s financial ties to the LAUSD is not the L.A. Daily News’ first breach of journalistic integrity.

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The LAUSD Superintendent's Web of Deceit

The newly revealed lobbying contract with Sebastian Ridley-Thomas isn’t Beutner’s first dance with scandal-plagued former state assemblyman.

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An LAUSD Star is Born

Tyler Okeke is the student representative on the LAUSD School Board. At Tuesday’s meeting, he made sure the voice of his fellow students was heard.

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Los Angeles Asks For a Charter School Pause

The LAUSD School Board resists intense pressure from the charter school industry to ask the state for a moratorium on new charter schools.

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Granada Hills Charter High School and the Case for a Moratorium

Unable to provide proper oversight over the charters already operating under its authority, the LAUSD considers hitting the pause button.

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The Winners and Losers of the LAUSD Strike

In a School District currently defined by the fight between public education and privatization, both sides put everything on the line. Was it worth it?

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We Interrupt This Strike For a Regularly Scheduled Day Off

What effect is there on students when schools are closed for holidays where most parents have to work?

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Austin Beutner Must Go

As the LAUSD strike drags on it is abundantly clear that the only way to bring an end to the chaos is to fire Superintendent Austin Beutner.

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