#AnotherDayAnotherCharterScandal

Might Will Not Make Right

In 2021 the charter school industry held all the cards but still tried to intimidate critics. This author won’t back down to their threats.

Carl J. Petersen
Age of Awareness
Published in
7 min readJan 3, 2022

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Administrators from Citizens of the World attempt to end a protest against their co-location of Shirley Avenue Elementary School

Keep your website up and hear from our attorneys now that you know the truth.

- Charter School Advocate Michael Trujillo

In the 2020 elections, those supporting public education in the LAUSD won three out of the four seats available on the school board. However, these three victories were not enough to keep control of the board. As the year came to a close Tanya Ortiz Franklin joined Nick Melvoin, Kelly Gonez, and Monica Garcia to form a majority that served at the pleasure of the charter school industry.

The return on investment for the millions of dollars that the charters spent on these elections has been stunning:

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Carl J. Petersen
Age of Awareness

Parent, special education advocate and former LAUSD School Board candidate. Still fighting for the children. www.ChangeTheLAUSD.com