The Voters Have Spoken (Again). Is the LAUSD Listening?

Carl J. Petersen
May 15, 2019 · 3 min read
LAUSD Board District 5’s Empty Seat

It has been 296 days since Ref Rodriguez pleaded guilty to felony charges and was forced from the Board District 5 seat. During this time, students in Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board District 5 have had no representation. Considering the fact that their former board member’s crimes were directly related to his election, these constituents have not been represented fairly since…