Eroding Trust

Why is the LAUSD’s Division of Special Education saying that “placement continues to be an IEP decision” while choices like Aut Core are eliminated from many school sites?

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Who Is Jerry Brown Protecting?

The former governor who currently operates a charter school refuses to comply with regulations that give the public access to school records.

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Jerry Brown (By Jay Godwin - https://www.flickr.com/photos/lbjlibrarynow/albums/72157675334641658, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=74241517)

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LAUSD Candidate Engages With The Community

While his opponent is courting the establishment, Marvin Rodriguez is listening to his neighbors during weekly meetups at neighborhood parks.

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Carl J. Petersen: “All Students Matter”?

"Carl Petersen is less than impressed by the new LAUSD superintendent’s opening of schools address, which somehow left out special education. Does a superintendent need to put on a good show? Reposted with permission."

 

The NPE Blogs of the Day feature what the NPE editors think are interesting and important blog posts centered on issues of public education.

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Maria Brenes' Ties To Rogue LA Sheriff's Campaign

SEIU 99 paid a company controlled by Alex Villanueva’s campaign manager to promote their favorite candidate in the LAUSD School Board race.

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Kelly Gonez: Special Education Is A Subject Not Even Worth Mentioning

The School Board President refuses to answer questions about the LAUSD’s SpEd policies and her website does not discuss the issue.

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Mötley Crüe Fumbles At SoFi

Strong performances by Joan Jett, Poison, and Def Leppard put them in scoring position, but the headliners could not build on the momentum.

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Losing Sight Of The Horizon

We have become a society more concerned about what lies directly in front of us than the long-term effect of our actions on future generations.

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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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