fix articles 160194, green dot
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.
Millionaires, Mendaciousness, and Miserable English Scores, the false Locke success story (tags)
Orchestrators of the Locke hostile takeover, Green Dot has in Arne Duncan's words 'Cracked the Code.' Cracked the code to poverty pimping that is. Marco Petruzzi is stacking major paper while 'graduating' students with single digit proficiency.
Yellow Journalist Jim Newton Hails a Dubious Civil Rights Hero (tags)
In the Los Angeles Times' Jim Newton's topsy-turvy world view, oppressed and impoverished people of color just need to look to wealthy white male saviors from Beverly Hills to solve all their problems — Rudyard Kipling would have been proud.
ICS phonebanking for Luis Sanchez? Conflict of interest much? (tags)
Just when you think the trail of scandals and unscrupulous behavior by LAUSD hopeful Luis Sanchez were at their apex, he reaches all new heights of disrepute by having his 501C3 phonebank for his political campaign.
Taking on a charter school closing (tags)
This is a repost of an article in SW about the closing of Animo Justice school in South Central. The school was operated by Green Dot charter schools.
East L.A. 's Garfield High for sale ? (tags)
one of the schools that spawned the Student walkouts to go on auction block ? http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2009/09/garfield-high-which-became-nationally-known-as-the-real-life-setting-for-the-film-stand-and-deliver-will-be-among-the.html