Unable to provide proper oversight over the charters already operating under its authority, the LAUSD considers hitting the pause button.
Archives for January 2019
In a School District currently defined by the fight between public education and privatization, both sides put everything on the line. Was it worth it?
As the LAUSD strike drags on it is abundantly clear that the only way to bring an end to the chaos is to fire the Superintendent.
Teachers are professionals that are trained to handle the many needs of their students. What about the people taking over during the strike?
In Superintendent Austin Beutner’s Los Angeles Unified, it’s as if the 2018 elections never happened, or that Donald Trump’s appointment of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education had never turned a glaring klieg light on the avarice of “school choice” Democrats under Obama who suddenly found themselves aligned with voucher-loving, charter school-pushing megadonors to the […]
“[If there is a strike] these students’ health and safety would be in jeopardy.They could get hurt, hurt themselves, or hurt others.” – Exhibit A in LAUSD Court Filing With their teachers set to walk out of their classrooms, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) needs bodies. In order to get the upper hand […]
Op-Ed: THERE SHOULD BE NO STRIKE By Richard Wagoner Leaders and Board members of Los Angeles Unified School District would like the public to believe that the looming teachers strike is all about salary. Indeed, it could easily be: teachers have not received a raise in three years, the request by the Union (and the […]
The charter industry hides behind children when it comes time to go through the renewal process for their publicly funded private schools.
Elected to represent the students in the District’s public schools, the LAUSD School Board have been mostly silent as the strike date nears.
The District is encouraging parents to send their students to school if the teachers’ union strikes. Will they be sending kids into mayhem?