With just under 24,000 absentee ballots counted by the city clerk, incumbent Steve Zimmer has a significant 16-point lead over challenger Kate Anderson.
Zimmer has tried as best he can to hold the middle ground between the teachers union and the reformers. But middle grounds are hard to come by in ... More >>
Update, 11:39 PM: The race is tightening up a bit, with Zimmer's lead down to 10 percent.
Incumbent Steve Zimmer has a significant lead over challenger Kate Anderson, with absentee ballots and a small number at-poll ballots being counted.
This race was expected to go down to the wire. But Zimmer ... More >>
Update, Monday: Final update shows Johnson down by 31 votes. Waiting for Johnson to pull the plug.Brian Johnson -- the anointed candidate of the charter school movement -- appears headed to defeat in his costly race for the 46th Assembly District.With nearly all the ballots counted, Johnson, a Democ ... More >>
California's teachers have long been protected by a series of state laws -- lobbied into existence by powerful teachers unions -- that make the ineffective ones almost impossible to fire.
Now, in the largest state lawsuit of kind, the key players behind the controversial "Parent Trigger" law allege ... More >>
Antonio Villaraigosa on "Meet the Press"Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa made his debut on "Meet the Press" on Sunday, appearing in his newest incarnation as a transpartisan truth-teller.Doing his best impersonation of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Villaraigosa bashed Republicans and Democrats alik ... More >>
Updated after the jump: VIDEO PROOF that we're so totally misinformed.
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Over the last few days, a lightning storm of hear-say and hyperbole has lit up the sky over two groups of Compton parents. Major media outlets reporting the conflict have tended toward one ... More >>
Michelle Rhee, the hard-charging chancellor of Washington D.C.'s public school system, won a major battle over performance-based pay the other day, which now ties teachers' salaries to classroom results not seniority and improves teacher evaluations. LAUSD Superintendent Ramon CortinesThat news c ... More >>