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Entries by Charles Kerchner from 03/2010

The Death of Public School Choice

| Posted 03.01.2010 | Los Angeles

The LAUSD board, which in August voted 6-1 for a competition between internal and external education providers, did its best to kill it off on last week. A different policy for change is needed.

The LA Compact: A Dollop of Hope for Our Schools

| Posted 03.16.2010 | Los Angeles

Get Los Angeles Unified, the mayor, unions, and universities together to help schools get better? Yeah, we've heard that story before. But this time it might be different.

Obama Stimulus Money and Teacher Jobs

| Posted 03.24.2010 | Los Angeles

Federal stimulus funds may have saved half a million teacher jobs nationwide and somewhere between 30,000 and 50,000 in California.