UPDATE: Charter School Continues To Ignore The Community

The chain of Brightstar charter schools wants to build a school instead of a museum and open space that would benefit the entire community.

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María Brenes: Maintaining The Status Quo For Special Education

Monica Garcia’s hand-picked successor refuses to answer questions about special education. Her website shows she won’t bring needed changes.

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(No) Back To School

A look back on my family’s long history with the LAUSD makes me even more determined to fight to ensure the promise of public education.

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"All Students Matter"?

The new LAUSD Superintendent pulls out all the stops in his first Opening of Schools Address. Somehow he forgot about special education.

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Saturday Q&A August 13

Current Events: Donald Trump and the Purloined Letters

C.P. in Los Angeles, CA, asks: Trumpworld keeps claiming that Donald Trump declassified the documents at Mar-a-Lago before he left the presidency. Couldn't the counterclaim be that Biden reclassified them?

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The LAUSD Fails Vulnerable Families (Again)

Los Angeles schools continue to give into the vocal minority opposing COVID-19 mitigation protocols, putting families with comorbidities at risk.

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Superintendent Carvalho Turns His Back On LBGTQ+ Students

The Florida transplant ignores a lesson on the LAUSD’s long history of supporting LBGTQ+ students. Will the board hold him accountable?

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Dr. Rocio Rivas: Removing Barriers For Children With Special Education Needs

LAUSD Board District 2 candidate Rocio Rivas shows empathy and understanding for the needs of students with moderate to severe disabilities.

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This Is What The LAUSD Is Subsidizing

Under Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” law, the Miami-Dade school district has canceled textbooks that they had approved just a few months ago. The LAUSD participates in this censorship by contracting with the Florida Department of Education.

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The LAUSD Superintendent Is Failing At Supporting Special Education

With about 62,500 students in the LAUSD having disabilities, Alberto M. Carvalho needs to develop a more inclusive plan to meet their needs.

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