• Why didn't school board president Ref Rodriguez just write himself a big check?

    8 days ago - By LA Times

    When news broke that Los Angeles school board president Ref Rodriguez was caught up in a criminal case over his campaign contributions, friends and foes alike were baffled. Rodriguez, who won his school board seat in 2015, legally could have poured as much of his own money as he liked into his...
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  • Ref Rodriguez should go to 'teacher jail' until his case is resolved

    8 days ago - By LA Times

    To the editor: If safety and protection of students is a top priority for the Los Angeles Unified School District, Board of Education President Ref Rodriguez should immediately recuse himself and join educations in the LAUSD's “teacher jail” until the felony charges against him are litigated. (“...
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