There are well over a hundred specialized STEM schools and programs in the Los Angeles Unified School District. So why are a handful of California politicians pushing to create a state-run STEM school in L.A.?
A low-turnout Los Angeles election, which set a new record as the most expensive school board contest in U.S. history, resulted in a 57-43 percent victory margin for an affable defender of “school choice.”
UC President Janet Napolitano had once seemed ready to raise working standards, but today, say her critics, she runs the 10-campus system like a business.
A new charter school in affluent Ross Valley marks the latest chapter in California’s education wars.
Does anyone really want a handful of corporations, the likes of McDonald’s and Burger King, teaching children and locking people up in prison?