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Villaraigosa: The Myth of The Progressive Mayor (tags)

While Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa disappointed supporters and failed to deliver any progressive policies whatsoever, he was hardly a failure to those he really serves. Indeed, for developers, real estate tycoons, billionaires, and school privatization profiteers, Villaraigosa's eight year reign was a smashing success.

LAUSD District 2, Blowing Up (tags)

The $1 million independent expenditure from Bloomberg has a boomerang effect: the new viability of Robert Skeels for the LAUSD school board.

Robert D. Skeels applauds Eric Garcetti's Efforts to Save The NVOC-Aviation Center (tags)

LAUSD Candidate Robert D. Skeels commends Los Angeles Mayor Candidate Eric Garcetti for standing up to Supt. John Deasy and Pres. Mónica García's cuts.

The Villaraigosa and García machine's perfect gerrymander (tags)

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and LAUSD President Mónica García intentionally redrew the District 2 maps to remove the a large base of support from social justice schoolboard candidates.

Recall Mónica García Press Conference (tags)

Activists Announce the Recall Campaign of LAUSD President Mónica García

The Struggle to Save Adult Education in Los Angeles (tags)

The ongoing struggle to save LAUSD Adult Education continues.

Taking our schools back from the 1% is OccupyLAUSD's goal (tags)

Inspired by Occupy Movements for social and economic justice nationwide, educators and community members are planning to Occupy Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) starting Tuesday 10/18/2011.

The importance of this Tuesday's runoff election for school board (tags)

Tuesday's election will determine whether we have a school board member who listens to our community and parents or one beholden to the deep pocketed corporate charter school sector. If you live in LAUSD District 5, your vote matters.

On LAUSD's urgent need to pressure CNCA to revise the CRES #14 charter (tags)

When LAUSD V.P. Flores awarded CRES #14 to Camino Nuevo Charter Academy (CNCA) against the wishes and explicit votes of the Echo Parque community, and against the express recommendation of the Superintendent, she promised she would address the grievously problematic issues with CNCA's proposal regarding their exclusive and inflexible language program. Instead, nothing has been done to resolve this major point of contention between the corporate charter school operator and the community they will soon occupy.

Voters chose public school Echo Park Community plan over CNCA corporate charter school by (tags)

Parent continue to organize in support of the public school plan in hopes that LAUSD will consider the wishes of the community over the deep pocked interests of CNCA.

Crafty Camino Nuevo Charter Charlatans (tags)

A critical look at the nefarious corporate charter operator, Camino Nuevo, which is trying to pilfer yet another new public school site under LAUSD's corporate giveaway resolution

5/13 CA State Superintendent Of Public Instruction Candidate Leonard Martin Backs LA Court (tags)

Leonard Martin, the only candidate for CA State Superinendent For Public Instruction opposing charter schools is backing a law suit against the illegal establishment by the LA Unified School District of Birmingham High School in Los Angeles and will attend the court hearing on May 13.

UPDATE: LA Eco Village (tags)

LA Eco Village Update

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