Wednesday, July 18, 2012

DECONSTRUCTING THE NEWS AT LAUSD BY SOCIAL MEDIA MANIPULATION - Perdaily.com

DECONSTRUCTING THE NEWS AT LAUSD BY SOCIAL MEDIA MANIPULATION - Perdaily.com:


DECONSTRUCTING THE NEWS AT LAUSD BY SOCIAL MEDIA MANIPULATION

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(Mensaje se repite en Español)

(For a national view of public education reform see the end of this blog post)


Last week defense attorney Brian Claypool, called a press conference of all the major news media outlets in Los Angeles on behalf of his 11 Miramonte student clients and their families. The question he initially posed was, "Why 6 months after this alleged child molestation scandal, there has been no independent investigation of this matter or any ones like it in LAUSD by any independent government agency? And why has LAUSD been allowed to just swept it under the carpet?


Claypool focused the majority of his wrath during the 20 minutes he spoke on the thesis that nothing would change in a district like LAUSD - more concerned with collecting Average Daily Attendance (ADA) money payments from the state as opposed to their real responsibility of protecting and educating children - until some administrators went to jail for what amounts to a criminal conspiracy to cover the whole thing up or scapegoat other teachers without ever addressing the