Catching Parent Revolution's Linda Serrato in a lie

“[O]ther education providers to COMPETE with public schools for the opportunity to educate children.” — The Heartland Institute (Bigoted Reactionary Right Wing “Think Tank”) “There’s nothing the matter with teachers that a little less unionization and more COMPETITION couldn’t cure.” — Ann Coulter (racist reactionary right wing pundit) “It would force the district to learn […]

Jonathan Swift - Are you hungry for kids?

  Diana Chapman is a reporter from Los Angeles.  She is a formidable fighter for public education with the heart of an elementary student and the cognition of issues in public education.  She is also a distinguished LA reporter. Diana is doing the scratch and smell test through ‘sherlocking’ (investigative journalism) – i.e. critical thinking […]

Nativo Lopez: Legalization or No Reelection

Nativo Lopez is the National Director or Hermandad Mexicana Latinoamericana and the National President Mexican American Political Association (MAPA). He prepared the following English and Spanish versions of this speech for the massive May Day march and rally in Los Angeles. Sadly, the conservatism of the liberal immigrant rights groups, coupled with the sectarianism of […]

Feds investigate Los Angeles Unified School District for Civil Rights Violations

US Department of Civil Rights to  investigate the Los Angeles  Unified School District In 1987 I began work for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) as a bilingual second grade teacher Los Angeles. The school was PS 122, in South Central LA.  This was a time of increased immigration to the United States from […]