For Nick Melvoin’s donor base of plutocrats, the maximum $2,200 campaign contribution ($1100 for each election) is penny-ante chump-change; real giving is made soto-voce to independent expenditure committees, where contributions are more easily shielded from disclosure.
As fundamental and vital as the act of teaching and learning is, the learning by experience of interaction without prejudice is most important of all.
The alternative universe entering your consciousness through mailboxes, and sweetened via coffee klatsches, is a narrative of brazen, ‘Big Lies’ that a single minute of your own internet research would dispel factually.
Sara Roos: Recent school board candidate’s statements casting shade on LAUSD’s current solvency are just wrong.
Sara Roos: The underlying game-plan of charters is to rarefy its pupil-population, by hook or by crook.
Sara Roos: Cute videos have peppered the website of Steve Zimmer’s opponents claiming to be shocked at the suggestion that big money is sloshing about the LAUSD4 school board race.