Patrick O'Brien
Letters to the editor

Put education firstRe “Bid to oust Brewer falls apart,” Dec. 3It was disheartening to read about the bureaucratic machinations surrounding the failed effort to remove Los Angeles Unified Supt. David L. Brewer.My disappointment was threefold: First, one bureaucrat, motivated it seems by racial considerations, refused to leave a conference to cast her vote; second, as further evidence of the balkanization and racialization of Los Angeles, the board appears to be paralyzed by the fact that Brewer is black; and third, your article made little reference to students, whose education apparently is less significant than politically correct racial politics.When my children attended LAUSD...