Parental Engagement

By Carl J. Petersen

Education issues as seen from a father's eyes.

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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City Clerk Releases Candidate Videos

Voters are given the opportunity to hear directly from those seeking seats on the LAUSD School Board. Unfortunately, half of them stayed silent.

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A Well Earned Victory

Shirley Avenue Elementary gets back rooms taken from them by Citizens of the World Charter School. Will they get paid the money owed to them?

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Gentille Barkhordarian: Not Ready For Prime Time

At best this candidate is unprepared to represent LAUSD Board District 4. More concerning, she is pushing a dangerous agenda.

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These Two Candidates Want Your Vote

Twenty questions were sent to the five candidates running in LAUSD Board District 2. Only Rocio Rivas and Erica Vilardi-Espinosa replied.

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