Charter educator: Unregulated charter growth hurts all of us

Charter educator: Unregulated charter growth hurts all of us

I stand with the teachers across the city who are advocating for common-sense regulation. By Sylvia Cabrera Resource Teacher Alliance College-Ready Middle Academy #5 No legislation currently exists in California to regulate the fiscal and educational impact of charter...
Organized parent power helps win our strike

Organized parent power helps win our strike

  Above, on the first day of our strike, parents and community members (Maria Osorio on the mic, with ACCE organizer Cesar Castrejon) with Reclaim Our Schools LA stage a “teach-in” at the offices of Oaktree Capital Management to protest unchecked charter industry...
‘People don’t strike for 6%; we strike for justice’

‘People don’t strike for 6%; we strike for justice’

Our potential strike is about meeting the diverse needs of our very diverse students.  By Noriko Nakada, Emerson Middle School  Like most fall weekends, this past one was busy. There was a Friday night festival at my child’s school, there was a homecoming football...