Tomorrow we find out if the majority of the LAUSD board answers to the public or to Eli Broad and his fellow billionaires. As part of the strike settlement, the board agreed to vote on a resolution calling for a moratorium on charter schools. They will vote but will the majority vote for or against it? Tomorrow we learn which votes were purchased by Eli and friends.

The following press release came from Los Angeles Alliance for a Nrw Economy, which fights for a fair economy, for working people and for the environment.


MEDIA ADVISORY for TUESDAY, January 29 at 12 PM


Contact: Haley Potiker –


Parents Bear Witness to School Board Vote on Charter Moratorium

LAUSD parents who were leaders in teachers strike support show up to make sure district keeps its promise on charter industry moratorium


WHO: Parent leaders in teachers’ strike support effort


WHEN: TUESDAY, January 29, 2018 at 12 PM


WHERE: LAUSD Headquarters, 333 S. Beaudry

WHAT: Parent activists will be available for comment at LAUSD board meeting


LOS ANGELES — The tentative agreement between UTLA and LAUSD includes a commitment by the Board of Education to vote on a resolution calling on the state of California to impose a moratorium on charter growth in LAUSD. Parents who have been organizing together with UTLA to combat privatization will attend the meeting to hold the board accountable to their promise.