Teachers: Deasy Killing Off Crenshaw High School | Diane Ravitch's blogQuicklink submitted by Susan Lee Schwartz Permalink
|If you wish to see the process that ended public education in NYC, the nations' largest school district, take a look at the debacle in Los Angeles (LAUSD) which is the nations' second largest school district.
"Teachers at Crenshaw High School are trying to stop the executioners' axe from falling on their school, as it has fallen on so many others. Is it too late?
"The last few days have been hard to bear--especially for those of us who want UTLA to become an organizing union, which puts forth our vision for how we can best educate our kids. Last night, teachers at Crenshaw High School--who, despite the most valiant and strategic fight we've seen yet against a reconstitution, had been forced to reapply for their jobs under the district's "magnet conversion"--began receiving news about whether they'd been rehired for year. The news has been very bad."
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