Tag Archives: lausd

  • President Bill Clinton Awarded at Star Studded Gala

    Nov 15, 14 by LaRita "Jazzy Rita" Shelby Leave a comment


    *The music is monk and jazz is king!  That is the resounding take away from the events hosted by the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz last weekend in Los Angeles.  On Sunday, November 9, 2014 President Bill Clinton received the Maria Fisher Founder’s Award for his contributions to the preservation of jazz around the world. Monk […]

  • Between the Lines: The Con Is Up On Protest Pretense

    Aug 7, 14 by Anthony Asadullah Samad, Ph.D. 2 Comments


    I, first, want to say, that I am enjoying my summer vacation, and my two month break from writing weekly columns (after 23 consecutive years), while I take time to complete two documentaries and write another book. Also living and loving life… My pen is enjoying its recharge also. I’ve been traveling most of the […]

  • Betty Pleasant: The Assassination of George McKenna

    Jul 22, 14 by Submitted by Larry Buford Leave a comment


    Another smear on Los Angeles politics within the LA Unified School District – the following article (released 7/22/14) is re-printed in its entirety by permission of CityWatch news editor: The Assassination of George McKenna  – by Betty Pleasant VOICES-THIS IS IT! — For the past seven months, the people of Los Angeles County have been engaged in […]

  • Hot News! Omarosa Has Entered the L.A. Unified School Board Special Election

    Mar 19, 14 by Omarosa 'Loves the Kids!' Really … She Does Leave a comment


    *Known to some as the ruthless villain on the popular television show “Apprentice,” Omarosa O. Manigault has entered the LAUSD special election and is running for office. This new title will certainly turn heads. “Unfortunately, the only African American woman had a heart-attack and died. It’s a quick election; I’ve only been in the election […]

  • L.A. Principal Geo. McKenna Focus of Award-winning Film to Run for Political Office

    Jan 29, 14 by jasmynecannick Leave a comment


    Los Angeles, CA – Esteemed educator and school administrator Dr. George McKenna, III, whose turnaround of Washington Prep High School led to an award-winning movie starring Denzel Washington, has officially entered the race to fill the Los Angeles Unified School District Board District 1 seat. “The confidence the community has recently shown in my experience and […]

  • Between the Lines: Los Angeles Unified School District Is Still Waiting For ‘Superman’

    Oct 30, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *The nation’s second largest (and least performing) school district, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), was put through the paces this week when its superintendent, John Deasy, put the district (and the world) on notice that he might resign after receiving criticism from everything from slowing test scores to what is now being called “the […]