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A PROTEST FOR RESPECT: Inglewood teachers rally outside district headquarters

By Dennis J. Freeman Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — Members of the Inglewood Teachers Association demonstrated in front of the Inglewood Unified School District headquarters May 15 as negotiators for both sides worked to reach an agreement on a new contract. Teachers demonstrated with picket signs and blew horns and whistles to get the attention of Read More…

Columnists Opinion

Education and politics generally don’t mix

What do you get when you mix education and politics? You get politics. What that means is that whenever politics is involved, political considerations take over. I thought of this as I followed Wave Newspapers reporting of Assemblywoman Autumn Burke’s Aug. 14 meeting with Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson to provide him with community Read More…