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LAUSD Board of Education Election: The Results Are In

On Wednesday, for EdSource, Mikhail Zinshteyn reported on the successful efforts by Nick Melvoin and Kelly Gonez to win seats on the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education. Melvoin defeated incumbent school board President Steve Zimmer in District 4, while Gonez defeated Imelda Padilla in District 6. This […continue]

How Assemblymember Shirley Weber Became an Education Advocate

Yesterday, for the Los Angeles Times, George Skelton shared the story of how Assemblymember Shirley Weber (D-San Diego) — who moved from Arkansas to Los Angeles at the age of 3 because a lynch mob was chasing her father — became an education advocate. Her father, whose schooling ended after sixth grade, […continue]

LAUSD Board of Education Election: Don’t Forget to Vote!

Yesterday, LA School Report published a list detailing everything Los Angeles voters should know about the thirteen candidates running for the LAUSD Board of Education, ahead of next Tuesday’s election. Three of the seven seats are up for election this year, and with a potential runoff in May, the race […continue]