Do Profits Drive Desire for LAUSD Board Seat?

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*+-Robert D. Skeels: Most of the time the charter school industry’s corporate leadership is able to craft their messaging so as to distract the populace from the real purposes undergirding their projects. But occasionally, someone in their sector goes off script and tells the truth.

Resist Teach for America

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*+-Robert Skeels: I’ve been tasked with establishing the UCLA chapter of SUPE. I need help. We’re looking for students who care deeply about public education and want to change the discourse about our schools.

Villaraigosa: The Myth of The Progressive Mayor

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*+-Robert Skeels: While Villaraigosa disappointed supporters and failed to deliver any progressive policies whatsoever, he was hardly a failure to those he really serves. Indeed, for developers, real estate tycoons, billionaires, and school privatization profiteers, Villaraigosa’s eight year reign was a smashing success.