Austin Beutner gets caught actively keeping information from some of his bosses on the School Board. What is he hiding?
The newly revealed lobbying contract with Sebastian Ridley-Thomas isn’t Beutner’s first dance with scandal-plagued former state assemblyman.
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.
If current and past members of the LAUSD School Board have called for lower class sizes, why are they battling their union on the issue?
With District leaders openly hostile towards the needs of students in special education classes, can the union extract essential changes?
This is a very surreptitious way of doing business whereby you’re trying to hide…something perhaps you don’t want us to know.“ – Roberto Fonseca, LAUSD Parent LAUSD Board members elected with the support of the charter industry held a majority for a little over a year before Ref Rodriguez was forced to resign after committing […]
Rodriguez’s misdeeds…made a mockery of the laws governing elections.“ – LA Times Editorial Board When Ref Rodriguez was first charged with felonies related to his 2015 election to the LAUSD School Board, his attorney declared that it was “much ado about nothing“. It actually amounted to a great deal since Rodriguez is now a convicted […]
Shoot the hostage.” – Speed The California Charter School Association (CCSA) paid millions to purchase the LAUSD School Board, but their narrow majority is in danger. Not only is Ref Rodriguez, one of their hand-selected Board members, facing criminal charges related to his campaign, but the charter school chain he founded has accused him of having […]
We serve the people of Greater Los Angeles because we believe there is a better path for the children of our great district. Unfortunately, the serious allegations against Dr. Ref Rodriguez distract from that critical mission.” – Monica Garcia, Nick Melvoin and Kelly Gonez While the LAUSD School Board was evaluating the performance of the […]