Black, Latino students continue to fall behind White, Asian counterparts
By Elizabeth Lee White and Asian students in the United States continue to outperform their black and Latino counterparts nationwide, according to the U.S. Department of Education’s 2015 Nation’s Report Card that assesses nationwide student achievement. Latino and black students are most effected by socio-economic challenges that keep them from excelling when compared to their...
By Letter to the Editor | November 6, 2015
Letter to Editor: Parent finds Zimmer comments ‘offensive’
Editor’s Note: This letter, by Michael Schlesinger, an LAUSD parent, is in response to an article published May 30, entitled, “Zimmer: LAUSD ‘culture war’ over co-locations on the west side.” I’ve never been accused of racism before, so I was surprised to read board member Steve Zimmer’s comments last week, pitting neighbors against each other in an...
By Letter to the Editor | June 9, 2014