More and more school districts are asking for budget increases to hire investigators and detectives to follow around low-income mothers and their kids to ensure that they aren't 'stealing an education' from the state. Really?
Bethune is one of the schools around the country that demonstrate that if schools do everything right, they can get extraordinary results. Getting everything right isn't easy, but it's what we need schools to do.
The future of Los Angeles depends on helping all of our children reach their human potential, especially those who are most at risk, by providing access to the arts and the endless possibilities they offer.