Confronted by the state of California with a list of 22 low-performing charter schools, will the LAUSD School Board take action to shut them down?
A perfect example of what is wrong with the California law regarding charter authorizing.” – Scott Schmerelson The average school in the United States has 507 students. Through the 2018-2019 school year, Granada Hills Charter High School is authorized for an enrollment capacity of 5,500 students. This is more than the total number of students […]
Money comes based upon some hypothetical projection of how many special needs kids you might have in the school…if they give you more than you need, you don’t have to give the money back.” – LAUSD Board Member Dr. George McKenna As the LAUSD School Board continues to ignore the fact that Granada Hills Charter […]
At the Los Angeles Unified School District, our goals are…5. School safety” – LAUSD Given the vastness of the LAUSD bureaucracy, there is no guarantee that the members of the School Board knew that Granada Hills Charter High School (GHCHS) had been cited for making unauthorized modifications to their District owned campus that threatened student […]
Although comparison of GHCHS’ current demographic data to the data of other schools in the surrounding community does show differences in the numbers and percentages of students in various subgroups, historical demographics data shows that GHCHS has generally increased its diversity over time. For example, in its current approved charter, the school reported that, since its […]
Through admissions policies that exclude vulnerable students by erecting various barriers to entry, charter schools have the potential to create a two-tiered system of public education.” – ACLU and Public Advocates The LAUSD Charter School Division (CSD) says that “a review of charter school pre- and post-enrollment forms is part of our oversight process”. It […]