While the charter school industry continues to push for a Yelp-like rating of schools, LAUSD parents support the effort to fight back.
Board Member Nick Melvoin got caught manipulating data for the benefit of the charter school industry. He now oversees the LAUSD’s data-driven efforts.
For almost a century, the Field Act has successfully protected public school students from earthquake damage. Charter schools are exempt.
The Chanda Smith consent decree should have helped every LAUSD student with special education needs. Instead, it harmed the most vulnerable.
In the majority, charter school supporters had little respect for the minority. With the roles switched, Nick Melvoin demands collaboration.
Instead of providing parents with information, The School Performance Framework (SPF) was doctored to serve the needs of the charter school industry.
The Los Angeles School Board is presented with a report detailing the discrepancies in enrollment between charter and public schools.
A charter school proponent does not even wait for the final vote on a charter reform bill to declare victory for these publicly funded private schools.
A compromise brokered by Governor Newsom will allow unelected county officials to continue overturning decisions by local school boards.
The “Board Meeting Accessibility to the Public” proposal would move start times of LAUSD Board meetings so that more parents could attend.