Here’s the entire email that closed down all LAUSD schools
The 362-word email that prompted Superintendent Ramon Cortines to close down every school in the district on Tuesday has been obtained and released by ABC7. Rep. Brad Sherman and other leaders in California and New York were among those who analyzed the contents and pointed out numerous passages indicating that the author’s threats were not credible....
By LA School Report | December 17, 2015
Rep. Sherman: Parts of email suggested threat was not credible
Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Los Angeles) issued a statement today that released more details from the email threat that closed all of LA Unified schools yesterday. He also explained why authorities in Los Angeles and New York ultimately reached the same conclusion, that the threat was not credible. The full wording of the email has not yet...
By Craig Clough | December 16, 2015
Magnolia schools remain open but relationship with Accord changes
* UPDATED In ruling last week that two Magnolia schools may remain open after LA Unified had ordered their closure due to financial questions, Superior Court Judge Luis A. Lavin set a few tough conditions. One is that the parent company, Magnolia Public Schools (MPS), can no longer do business for the two schools with...
By Vanessa Romo | July 31, 2014
Magnolia charter troubles having an impact beyond LA Unified
New troubles for the non-profit charter school network, Magnolia Public Schools (MPS), are beginning to raise concerns beyond LA Unified, where the sudden closure of two schools for fiscal mismanagement expanded yesterday into what could be a larger investigation. In a letter outlining a recent fiscal audit that led to the closure of the two...
By Jamie Alter Lynton | July 18, 2014