Parental Engagement

By Carl J. Petersen

Education issues as seen from a father's eyes.

Take Your Lies And Shove It

The electorate rejects a negative campaign funded by millions of dollars of charter school money and re-elects LAUSD Board Member Scott Schmerelson.

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Parents Oppose District Housing Plans On School Sites

Instead of adding green space or Wellness Centers, the LAUSD bureaucracy proposes building housing on three campuses.

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Maybe It Is Best Not To Confess To A Crime On Social Media

The LAUSD issues a statement about the fake Twitter account impersonating Superintendent Beutner. The perpetrator is unapologetic.

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Did Los Angeles Superintendent Improperly Back School Board Candidates?

Leader from Board Member Nick Melvoin’s Astroturf group, Speak Up, pretends to be Austin Beutner on Twitter and retweets campaign messages.

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What Does This Charter School Not Want You To Know?

Voters in the LAUSD School Board race are going to the polls without having access to all of the information they need to make a decision.

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Pretending To Be A Public School Employee

Has LAUSD Candidate Marilyn Koziatek realized that an endless parade of scandals has made the “Charter” label toxic with the general public?

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This Candidate Is Not Running To Represent District Students

Charter school students make up 20% of enrollment in the LAUSD but will get 100% of the representation if Marilyn Koziatek wins this election.

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Leaders Are Built In Times Of Crisis

Treating every child as if they were his own, school board member Scott Schmerelson moved mountains to get LAUSD students out of harm's way.

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Why Won't Koziatek Answer The Question?

Marilyn Koziatek has been asked point-blank if she will disavow the CCSA endorsement. Why won't she answer the question?
 
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When Lies Replace Plans

Unable to articulate how they would govern differently than their opponents, both Trump and Koziatek resort to smear tactics.

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