Are California's lobbyists for privatized education involved in criminal activity or potential legal conflicts of interest?

As readers know, the corridors of political power are filled with the bad breath of seething lobbyists looking for politicians on the take.  Many of them have been busy breaking the law, failing to disclose their ties to for-profit Wall Street firms and some have even hidden their lobbying ties and currently hold high level […]

California Scheming: killing public pensions for workers

California is dying! With their so-called concern for the fiscal responsibility of California, the front and center of their demolition policies, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Wednesday, the 22ndd of April, that they supported controversial plans to rein in the costs of retirement benefits for public employees.  They say the […]

California a place of Dreams?

California Has Always Been A Place of Dreams Dreams built on abundant natural resources, an innovative spirit, and quality public schools and other services. California Teachers, Parents, Students and Supporters have been Marching from Bakersfield to Sacramento We Must Restore: Quality Public Education and public services for every Californian. Government and economy that serves us […]

Detroit Teachers fight obsequious politicians, union bosses and privatizations plans

“Of all the civil rights for which the world has struggled and fought for 5,000 years, the right to learn is undoubtedly the most fundamental…The freedom to learn…has been bought by bitter sacrifice. And whatever we may think of the curtailment of other civil rights, we should fight to the last ditch to keep open […]

Anti-privatizers victory against the REALM charter school in Berkeley? Or is it time to saddle up?

REALM Charter schools withdraws its petition to open both its proposed middle school and high school from the Berkeley Unified School Board (BUSD) In a tentative victory for opponents of the proposed REALM middle and high school charter schools proposed for Berkeley, California the proponents and creators of REALM (Revolutionary Education and Learning Movement) and […]

Victory for anti-privatiztion organizers? REALM charter school withdraws its petition to request the opening of REALM charter school in Berkeley, California

REALM Charter schools withdraws its petition to open both its proposed middle school and high school from the Berkeley Unified School Board (BUSD) In a tentative victory for opponents of the proposed REALM middle and high school charter schools proposed for Berkeley, California the proponents and creators of REALM (Revolutionary Education and Learning Movement) and […]

Is Green Dot 'Public'Schools using their non-profit status illegally? Bath tub gin from the astro-turf organization —- Parent Revolution

“I lodged the initial complaint (against Green Dot) in August. They’ve been conducting an investigation ever since. I’ve been sending them information as often as I can. They don’t like how I do it publicly, but they did provide me the case number recently. Since their investigation is ongoing, they haven’t published anything yet. However, the following might help.”

City Ethics Commission

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Tara Messina