The voters of Los Angeles Unified School District 5 have made a big mistake in electing Ref Rodriguez to the school board this past May. Questions remain about his financial ties to various organizations he holds leadership positions in that would represent a conflict of interest if, as a LAUSD school board member, he were […]
Pamela Casey Nagler is a longtime Claremont resident, a former student of Claremont public schools and a high school teacher at nearby Montclair High School. She remembers taking one standardized test when she attended Claremont High School – the Ohio Achievement Test – that was essentially an aptitude test to identify an individual’s strengths and […]
Understanding Equity is a community member and resident of Los Angeles Unified School District who is part of K12NN’s watchdog network. Events occurring during this 2015 school board race prompted the following resolution which LAUSD’s current school board should adopt to raise the level of debate and improve the quality of candidates. Whereas the LAUSD […]
“The education industry represents, in our opinion, the final frontier of a number of sectors once under public control… represents the largest market opportunity… the K-12 market is the Big Enchilada.” — Montgomery Securities prospectus quoted in Jonathan Kozol’s The Big Enchilada Most of the time the charter school industry’s corporate leadership is able to […]
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