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Los Angeles County education officials are recommending a denial of the charter school petition for Albert Einstein Academy for the Letters, Arts and Sciences’ high school.

The seventh- through 12th-grade campus applied for an appeal for its charter school petition after the Hart district denied the charter school’s petition.

The county’s Board of Education is expected to review the recommendation by county staff at a hearing next week, when it can approve the appeal or deny the charter. The meeting is expected to take place May 16 at 3 p.m.

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  1. Richard Hood says:

    What do you get when you have politicians who claim to be educators in charge of children’s welfare? My experience as a teacher tells me you get exactly this. Instead of coming, hat in hand, to AEA to seek advice on how to raise Hart district score and help Hart district kids get accepted to places such as Caltech like AEA has done, Hart decided to be faithful followers of the unholy trinity of public (leftist) education: Money, Envy and Control. This explains why the district tried to sway the County into this decision.
    “It’s just politics?” Of course it is, but it’s not only not supposed to be, it the sickest type of politics to boot. “It’s all about the kids – the kids come first.” When? Never. It’s always about other agendas. So dishonest.
    If the district is so concerned for the educational welfare of AEA kids, why does AEA produce higher scores? Why did the district insist on AEA students getting into the charter school by a lottery system and then condemn them for not having their idea of the correct percentages of various backgrounds? Because it’s all a big fix. No other principals even had the decency or courage to sit with AEA’s former principal when he went to district principal meetings. What does that tell you about our district and its administrators?
    The truth is very simple: like our state lottery says, “If you don’t play, you can’t win.” AEA parents cared enough to enter the lottery; those who didn’t, didn’t. AEA didn’t set the rules, the district did. And now the district can’t stand losing its control and money, let alone getting its academic butt kicked. What none of us should stand is a system that denies parental rights and authority, especially when these parents are willing to go further than most for the sake of their kids.
    Go Rockets.

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