Danny Feingold: Superintendent Austin Beutner and his allies have made it clear they do not believe that the L.A. Unified School District in its current incarnation is worth investing in – or even preserving.
Danny Feingold: “It’s not that the middle class has somehow shrunk or declined, it’s that the middle class is having a harder time over the last few decades getting ahead, and particularly ensuring that their kids do better than their parents.”
Danny Feingold: In his first in-depth interview since Comey’s dismissal, Chemerinsky describes how Trump has committed impeachable offenses, how U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has violated federal law and why the Trump years may precipitate a new way to remove a sitting president.
Danny Feingold: DeVos has demonstrated a willingness to override and even go after Republicans who fail to completely embrace her program of charter schools, vouchers and deregulation.
Danny Feingold: In my dream, I had come not to browse the collections but to search for an answer that could never be found in presidential documents: What would Reagan advise the Electoral College to do on December 19, 2016?
Danny Feingold: Trump and the Republican Congress will pass a huge tax cut for the very wealthy, larger than the Reagan or George W. Bush tax cuts. That would mean large deficits. Those deficits will require, at some point, cuts in public spending.
Charter Schools Failing — This weeklong series is based on extensive interviews with education experts, community advocates, parents, teachers and elected officials on both sides of the escalating controversy over charter schools.
Danny Feingold: Will the UC system be held to a higher standard on one of the defining issues of our time?
Danny Feingold: Public health advocates fear that a mega-agency would favor medical care, relegating ambitious prevention initiatives to second-class status.
This Saturday those who knew Koff, as well as those who only heard of these and other deeds, will gather to remember the man and his work.
Danny Feingold: How ironic, then, that Sterling – arguably, with Mickey Cohen, the most infamous product of Boyle Heights — has now become a poster child for the kind of racism that his community fought so hard to eradicate.