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  • LAUSD Mandarin immersion program expansion sparks backlash

    By Bill Boyarsky

    June 24, 2015 | 2:36 pm

    "It’s really been an L.A. story,” said Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) board member Steve Zimmer, who is in the middle of a classic Los Angeles conflict that reflects the city’s many cultures and tensions. 

    The dispute is taking place in West Los Angeles, in an area...

  • Proposed Albert Einstein Elementary charter to get a new hearing

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    September 12, 2012 | 12:10 pm

    The Saugus Union School District is set to hold a third hearing on Sept. 19 regarding a petition to establish an Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts & Sciences (AEA) charter elementary school in Santa Clarita. 

    If approved, the school would be the second in the AEA family...

  • Ventura rejects Hebrew language charter

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 29, 2011 | 11:17 pm

    On Monday, Mar. 28, the Ventura County Board of Education turned down an appeal from a parents and supporters of a Hebrew language charter school, the Ventura County Star reported.

    The petition for an elementary school in Ventura was first brought by a group affiliated with the...

  • Charter Schools or Terrorist Front?

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    January 24, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is investigating a link between a troubled system of charter schools in California and the Muslim terrorist organization Al-Fuqra.

    Earlier this month, the ADL, through its San Francisco office, urged state Superintendent of Public Instruction Delaine...