The Watchdog of LAUSD
Writing about the LAUSD and my experience as a teacher.
By Stuart Goldurs
I have taught at a have nothing school, at a have some school, and at a have everything school, all in LAUSD!
The one great common factor at all three schools is the quality and dedication of the teachers. I believe that there are teachers like this throughout the world:Read more
Superintendent Cortines has announced that he will leave his position in six months. When it was convenient for him, he would remind people that he had been a teacher. Years ago when he was also the Superintendent, he made a robo call to teachers and retired teachers when the district altered the health benefits and wrote the changes in a manner that confused everyone. His recorded call conveyed nastiness and a disdain for the teachers.
The new Superintendent of LAUSD should:Read more
The LAUSD Board of Education and the Superintendent (whoever he is) have always been the center of the attention in the district—it should be the schools, the students, and the educators.
When notable teachers like Rafe Esquith and Iris Stevenson receive international and national acclaim, it goes against the grain of downtown where the spotlight is supposed to be directed on those at Beaudry. So they attempt to shine a negative flame upon those teachers.
Now that the elections are over:Read more
For over seven years I wrote more than 650 articles for Examiner.com, an online site that is owned by a conservative who supports all that I oppose. For years I’ve wanted to find a non ad driven site to share my writing. Friday, they sent me a kiss off Email ending in “best wishes”. So here I am.Read more