Tyler Okeke is the student representative on the LAUSD School Board. At Tuesday’s meeting, he made sure the voice of his fellow students was heard.
The LAUSD School Board resists intense pressure from the charter school industry to ask the state for a moratorium on new charter schools.
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 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 […]
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?
We are living at a time in our nation when democracy and true representative government is being attacked and eroded at every level of leadership” – LAUSD Board Member Scott Schmerelson It has been almost three months since the LAUSD School Board rejected Board Member Scott Schmerelson’s “Providing a Voice and a Vote for the […]
Where am I going to leave her today? I have to call in sick.“ – Parent of Student enrolled in a closed charter school Imagine if the LAUSD decided that one of their schools was draining resources from the District and decided to shut it down just days into the start of the school year. […]
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 […]
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 […]