To the editor: A few days after two charter school proponents were elected to the
As a teacher of more than 20 years, I took this vote personally. Was it just about the money? Why don't the voters trust me and the thousands of teachers who work every single day to educate children?
We work in all kinds of environments with all kinds of kids. We dialogue with our colleagues and continually take professional development courses.
So why did voters select the candidates who educators don't believe will support our kids and teachers? Did the money cloud their vision?
Nancy Horton, Los Angeles
To the editor: The Times is correct that "it's an oversimplification to say that the outcome was all about money."
The fact remains that popular national and state leaders representing liberal
Unless one argues that liberal Democrats have been somehow co-opted by Big Money, it would appear that moneyed interests and the popular will of liberal Democrats aligned on this issue.
Gene Rothman, Culver City