Jackie Goldberg and the case for Ranked Choice Voting: Why hasn’t a system that amplifies the voice of the voters, expands the universe of ideas and saves taxpayers money been more widely adopted?
With an overwhelming victory in the primary election, Jackie Goldberg has earned the right to be seated on the Board of Education.
Jackie Goldberg is the only clear choice to stop the plan between Eli Broad and the public officials he has purchased from making sure LAUSD fails and is broken apart.
Camino Nuevo runs two charter schools labeled as “underperforming.” Their chief of operations wants a seat on the LAUSD School Board.
Jackie has a long history as a public servant with a passionate voice in defense of public education.” – Network for Public Education Action When Ref Rodriguez pleaded guilty to felony charges related to campaign finance violations last July and was forced to resign from his Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board seat, he […]
The District representatives were not helpful in suggesting remedies” – Cheryl Ortega Under what circumstances should the police be called on a five-year-old child? According to parents at Mayberry Elementary School in the Silver Lake/Echo Park area of Los Angeles, the principal has called the Los Angeles Police Department about students under her charge on […]
Appointing a non-Latino candidate like Goldberg to the seat, even temporarily, ‘is definitely not in the spirit of the law. It would seem contrary to what LAUSD’s own commission did’ when it drew the district.“ – Political Consultant Mike Trujillo Speak Up is a pro-charter group that was formed in the Palisades on the west […]
By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail.“ – Benjamin Franklin On Wednesday, August 15, the LAUSD School Board met for the first time since Ref Rodriguez resigned in disgrace on July 23, 2018. Neither a discussion about scheduling a special election to fill the seat nor Board Member Scott Schmerelson’s resolution to temporarily […]
The constituents of Board District 5 endured a tainted election in 2015 and have suffered the absence of a legitimate office holder since July 1, 2015, and therefore immediately deserve a respected and experienced voice and representation on the Governing Board of the Los Angeles Unified School District“ – LAUSD Board Member Scott Schmerelson Ref […]
None of you should be making all these decisions in private and without the input of the public.” – Former LAUSD Board Member, Jackie Goldberg In 1953, the California legislature declared that “the people, in delegating authority, do not give their public servants the right to decide what is good for the people to know […]