The fate of 30 L.A. Schools, both new and existing campuses, lies in decisions to be made by the School Board next month as to who will run them. Teacher-led and charter-led proposals are being submitted. The process has become a divisive messy campaign benefiting no one. What will be the outcome? We're joined by Judy Burton and Joel Jordan of the Alliance for Charter Schools and UTLA, respectively.
The school district has established a hotline staffed from 8 am - 6 pm through Saturday Feb 6 in anticipation of the "advisory" votes to be cast by parents. The number is 213.368.1616. Howard is also tweeting on the subect. Find his feed @howard blume.