Parental Engagement

By Carl J. Petersen

Education issues as seen from a father's eyes.

Schools For Thee, Not For Me

The Charter School Industry spends millions trying to influence LAUSD School Board elections but fails to win in areas saturated with its schools.

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General Election School Board Candidates Finalized

The Los Angeles County Clerk’s preliminary certification of the primary results shows no change in the winners but a clear shift in momentum.

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Bargain Basement Teachers?

With low salaries and poor working conditions, Citizens of the World Charter Schools is driving away high-quality, experienced educators.

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Charter School Enrollment Continues To Decline

Charter School Enrollment Continues To Decline: With 82.4% of these publicly funded private schools failing to meet enrollment targets in Los Angeles, is a rash of closures on the horizon?

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A Politician Bought And Paid For

The Charter School Industry spent millions getting LAUSD’s Nick Melvoin elected. It gets a good return on its investment.

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A School Fights To Keep Its Community In Tact

As developers continue to build homes in the Valley without adding classrooms, Porter Ranch Community School struggles to meet the demand.

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Hate And Violence On The Ballot

In the past year school boards have been under attack, sometimes violently, by anti-LGBTQ+ extremists. Now they want seats on those boards.

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UTLA Issues A Correction

UTLA issued a correction this morning with the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission stating that the door hangers listed in yesterday's filing were actually for Scott Schmerelson. They state that the suspension of activities in BD1 is continuing.

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Special Education, Charter School Delinquent Debt, and the Computer Hack

Videos of the six candidates for the LAUSD BD3 race facing questioning from the Northridge East Neighborhood Council Education Committee.

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LAUSD BD1 School Board Endorsement: Sherlett Hendy Newbill

Sherlett Hendy Newbill has the knowledge and experience needed to be the passionate leader that the students of LAUSD BD1 deserve for their member of the School Board.

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