Los Angeles charters suspended black students at almost three times the rate of traditional schools; students with disabilities were suspended at nearly four times the non-charter school rate.
A lawsuit alleges dozens of incidents involving the use of force, including special-needs students being picked up and pushed against walls or pinned to floors.
With the death of Senate Bill 50, there are no active bills in Sacramento that tackle housing affordability.
After winning a Los Angeles school board seat, Goldberg speaks about charter schools, money and what it means to fight the good fight.
The most discouraging finding of a report on LGBTQ students may be that only 130 of California’s 343 unified school districts responded to the survey.
Borrowing tactics from the Occupy and labor movements, a coalition of faculty and anti-gentrification activists has set up a tent city outside the University of Southern California. Their proclaimed target: USC’s culture of greed and opaqueness.
Co-published by the American Prospect
Nowhere is the risk of undercounting immigrant residents higher than in California, whose immigrant population is nearly twice the national average.
Co-published by Fast Company
The ability to force the rich to pay their taxes is at least as monumental a challenge as the political project to increase taxes on the wealthy.
Guns spewed lead dust. Child gymnasts trained. California regulators failed to act.
“We wouldn’t let someone dressed as a Nazi into our teenager’s room,” says hate-crimes expert Brian Levin, but “there’s a whole 24/7 Charlottesville on the Internet available to these kids.”
For many California charter schools, co-location is everything.
The filmmaker’s quiet dignity and gentle demeanor belied the chaos of his youth and allowed him to navigate Hollywood.
According to the Federal Reserve, student loan debt now tops $1.5 trillion. One presidential hopeful’s debt-cancellation proposal has found no shortage of supporters and critics.
Gary Stewart’s passion for politics mirrored his love of music. His death rocked friends who remembered him as a deeply invested participant in whatever organization or cause he backed.
A new report reveals that last year the state came up short about 8,000 of the 24,000 fully credentialed teachers it needed.
Among other criticisms, the African American Acceleration task force noted Fresno Unified’s suspension rates for black students — which are twice that of other groups and rising.
Immigration activists and state agencies continue to put pressure on California’s ICE facilities.
Rather than senior researchers, public finance experts and classroom learning specialists, seven of the governor’s 11 appointees appeared to have been recruited from the charter-industrial complex.
The Brink follows the former White House adviser speaking at rallies and huddling with neo-Nazis across the globe.