Parental Engagement

By Carl J. Petersen

Education issues as seen from a father's eyes.

The Charter School Real Estate Scam

Publicly funded private schools can rake in millions from state facility grants and then keep any profits from the sale if the school closes.

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School District Resources Being Used To Promote Board Member's Re-Election Campaign

Violating ethics rules that prohibit involvement in politics, Kelly Gonez is benefiting from promotion on Twitter feeds run by the LAUSD.

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Maria Brenes And The City Council Scandal

LAUSD School Board candidate was at the heart of a plan by those caught in the leaked audio to illegally deprive people of representation.

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Hiring A Superintendent Behind Closed Doors Has A Price

School Board President Kelly Gonez hired the current Superintendent in secret despite him being accused of hiding cases of sexual abuse.

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Rejecting Corporate Candidates

A parent writes about her experience at a grassroots event for LAUSD BD2 candidate Rocio Rivias and the hope that she found there.

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Manipulating The Electorate In LAUSD School Board Races

Supporters of the charter school industry spent millions spreading a lie now disproven by the leaked audio in the LA City Council scandal.

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City Clerk Releases Candidate Videos For November 8 Election

These three videos will allow voters to hear directly from those seeking a seat on the LAUSD School Board. Kelly Gonez did not participate.

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LAUSD Board President's Staffer Attempts To Bully Student

Volunteers for Marvin Rodriguez’s campaign, including an LAUSD student, were confronted in a public park by representatives of Kelly Gonez.

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20 Questions For The LAUSD District 2 Candidates

Both candidates were given an opportunity to present their views on a variety of subjects. Only LAUSD parent Rocio Rivas provided answers.

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One Candidate In LAUSD Board District 6 Was Willing To Answer Questions

LAUSD parent and teacher Marvin Rodriguez submits himself to a series of 20 questions. Incumbent Kelly Gonez refused to provide answers.

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