Parental Engagement

By Carl J. Petersen

Education issues as seen from a father's eyes.

Why Is This School District Ignoring The Needs Of Its Most Venerable Students?

LAUSD Board Members and the Superintendent do anything but listen as a plea is made on behalf of children with special education needs.

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Is The Huizar/Garcia Dynasty Poised To End?

Dr. Rocio Rivas is headed to a runoff in LAUSD Board District 2 after earning 9,584 votes more than Monica Garcia’s hand-picked successor.  

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UTLA Didn't Take Their Shot

Even without the endorsement of his union, teacher Marvin Rodriguez has forced incumbent Kelly Gonez into a runoff on November 8, 2022.

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Nick Melvoin and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

Last week may have ended any dreams Nick Melvoin had for using a seat on the LAUSD School Board to jump-start a long political career.

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A Tree Fell In The Woods

Ignored by the leaders of the city and the school district, a school for young adults with special education needs celebrates its graduates.

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A Valedictorian Speaks Truth To Power

The LAUSD could not silence this brave student as he called out the damage caused by school board members Nick Melvoin, Kelly Gonez, and Monica Garcia.

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A Bureaucracy Loses Sight Of The Children It Is Supposed To Serve

Under Nick Melvoin’s leadership, LAUSD’s Local District West shows a pattern of ignoring the serious concerns of public school parents.

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Corruption In The Redistricting Process?

Was it unethical for Luis Sanchez to serve on the LAUSD Redistricting Commission while his wife, Maria Brenes, was planning to run for a board seat?

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Candidate Aims To Prove Her Incompetence

In a series of emails, Gentille Barkhordarian claims that she is just as qualified as her opponent but won’t answer clarifying questions.

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Is Jerry Brown Above The Law?

Jerry Brown has spent decades in the government and should be familiar with the Public Records Act. Why isn’t he following its provisions?

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