Parental Engagement

By Carl J. Petersen

Education issues as seen from a father's eyes.

A Lie Repeated Is Still A Lie

In endorsing Dan Chang, corrupt LAUSD Board Member Nick Melvoin ties the former Green Dot executive to imagined success at Locke High School.

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County Education Board To Consider Charter School's Request to Expand

The Lashon Academy’s request to expand its Charter School to the Temple Beth Hillel facility fails to include a Community Impact Assessment & raises First Amendment concerns.

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Committee Chair Refuses To Sign Off On SpEd Plan

The CAC was supposed to help craft the changes to the Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) but the LAUSD did not even provide a means for the committee to discuss proposed changes.

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Is LACOE Failing Again?

Is the Los Angeles County Office of Education doing anything to protect the students at Lashon Academy as this charter school follows in the steps of the defunct North Valley Military Institute (NVMI)?

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Hate Rears Its Ugly Head

An elected member of the NoHoWest Neighborhood Council sent a letter endorsing the bigotry on display last year at Saticoy Elementary School.

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Charter Schools Still Owe At Least $2,872,464

The penalty for taking more space than the law allowed was supposed to be paid immediately. These 23 charter schools have yet to pay in full.

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Has The LAUSD Been Hacked Again?

For the second time in two years, sensitive information about the LAUSD's students, families, and teachers is available on the Dark Web.

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Charter School Teachers Vote To Unionize

Citizens of the World Charter Schools tried to balance their books on the backs of teachers. Those teachers are now part of a union.

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Celebrating Diversity

Students come from many different types of families, and they all have a right to know that the city they call home supports and welcomes them.

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LAUSD Candidate Karla Griego on Charter School Accountability

If elected to the Los Angeles school board how would Karla Griego ensure that charter schools are properly regulated?

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