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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(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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