Only about 1 in 8 districts in California have ever passed a parcel tax. Most of those districts don't have much in common with LAUSD.
Veteran lawmaker and activist Jackie Goldberg returns to the LAUSD school board after a decisive win.
The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, the Valley Industry and Commerce Association and the L.A. County Business Federation criticize the district in their ballot statement and plan a $4 million campaign to defeat Measure EE on June 4 ballot.
As teachers are joined by parents, students and community members on picket lines, the school board faces pressure to settle with teachers and put students first when making budget cuts for next year.
Voters approved about 80 percent of 112 school facility bonds and 8 of 13 parcel but a lot of votes remain to be counted.
An EdSource estimate finds that the governor-elect's education promises could add up to billions of dollars.
There can no longer be complacency with incrementalism when it comes to education equity in California. The stakes are too high for our children, for our state, and for our nation
Marshall Tuck has a more 2-to-1 advantage over Tony Thurmond in direct donations and $28.7 million in funding from independent committees.
Organizers are attempting to reverse the historically low turnout among young voters.
A surge in the pre-registration of 16- and 17-year-olds is an indicator that the youth vote might play a larger role than usual in this year’s mid-term elections.
Tony Thurmond and Marshall Tuck said they support transparency and accountability for charters.
Youth activists are mobilizing students from Bakersfield to Stockton with hopes of making an impact in the age of Trump.
Newsom also pledges, if elected governor, to sign legislation that would require greater transparency in the operations and finances of charter schools.
Both say charter schools shouldn't be the focus of the campaign but big independent donors may think otherwise.