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.
Gavin Newsom hailed a new charter school transparency law he signed. Why won’t the law prevent charters from failing?
Co-published by the American Prospect
Prisons have been called universities of crime. What if they became, instead, actual universities?
Studies have found charter school glut and hyper-competition in many neighborhoods.
Tuesday’s real winner was union president Alex Caputo-Pearl, who cited district concessions on class-size reduction and on hiring more nurses, librarians and counselors as the biggest victories for LAUSD families.