Promised filtration systems at Long Beach schools were never installed
By Rachel Uranga School children and parents living near the single largest source of pollution in Southern California were promised air-cleaning filters in classrooms nearly four years ago – but many never saw them. In 2012, the Port of Long Beach signed a deal to give Long Beach Unified School District $4 million to install...
By LA School Report | July 26, 2016
Morning Read: The Powers That Be
• Adelanto parents lose charter school bid: On Friday, the Adelanto School Board rejected the petition by parents of Desert Trails Elementary (site of the recent parent trigger ruling) to convert their school into a charter, saying there wasn’t enough time to implement before the school year. The board voted, instead, to install a “community advisory council”...
By Hillel Aron | August 20, 2012