Bertelli: Are backroom deals by teachers unions bankrupting California’s schools?
A lobbyist for the California Teachers Association took to Twitter recently beating the drum for transparency and accountability in advocating for a bill related to charter schools. Having private and secret meetings to discuss how tax dollars will be spent is not acceptable. Too much is at risk when our students are counting on sound...
By Chris Bertelli | January 31, 2018
Commentary: Nick Melvoin and Kelly Gonez need to take the lead now in changing the caustic divisions in LAUSD around charter schools
On November 7, Los Angeles Unified’s two newest board members will face early tests of their commitment to changing the district’s culture as it relates to how it views and relates to the charter schools it authorizes. The LAUSD staff is recommending the board vote to close highly successful, existing charter schools serving thousands of...
By Chris Bertelli | November 6, 2017