Unable to provide proper oversight over the charters already operating under its authority, the LAUSD considers hitting the pause button.
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 […]
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 […]
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 cannot truly have the impact charters were intended to have – to reinvent public education – if we do not close those charters that have demonstrated an inability to meet the challenge of excellence and chronically underperform.” – California Charter School Association (CCSA) According to the statistics provided by the CCSA, View Park Middle […]
I’m not sure I can be a productive member of this group at this point.” – Mónica García, 12/6/16 In the months leading up to the March 7, 2017, LAUSD election, incumbent Mónica García has made some questionable comments about the children that she is supposed to represent. For example, in March she suggested that […]