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Los Angeles County opens schools for special education, ESL students Sept. 14; Ventura County at this time has no plans to do likewise

Los Angeles County opens schools for special education, ESL students Sept. 14; Ventura County at this time has no plans to do likewise

By Michael Hernandez LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles County led by Los Angeles Unified School District—the second largest public school system in the nation—will open to special education and ESL students for in-person instruction starting Monday, Sept. 14. “As long as schools can fully operate under the health officer orders, they can reopen (for these students),” said […]

Federal Court Certifies Class of Children Systematically Denied Access to Special Education in Oxnard, California

Federal Court Certifies Class of Children Systematically Denied Access to Special Education in Oxnard, California

Federal Judge John A. Kronstadt of the Central District of California has certified a class of elementary and middle school children in a case charging that the mostly Latinx Oxnard School District does not provide special education evaluations or services for students who show clear signs of having a disability. Federal disability rights laws require […]

School Principal for a Day

School Principal for a Day

By George Miller As a student or a parent, did you ever wish you could be Principal of the school, just for a day?  Well, I was recently, but it wasn’t quite what I imagined. I wasn’t able to make any major policy changes on the spot, but learned a lot. It all started when […]