WHEN IT COMES TO MEANINGFUL REFORM AT LAUSD, THE L.A. TIMES ALWAYS GIVES THE TRUTH A PASS

Sonali Kohli.jpeg(Mensaje se repite en Español)

The continuing generational fraud and purposeful failing of predominantly Latino and African American students at what remains over 90% de facto segregated LAUSD is accomplished by never at any time addressing these minority students' subjective academic levels and needs. Such an open fraud could never take place without the collusion of both commercial and public media, which scrupulously refuse to report any facts as to what is actually going on academically at LAUSD and which LAUSD literally makes no attempt to hide.

In just the latest example of media parroting of disingenuous LAUSD party line ideas like "LAUSD board pushes for 100% graduation rate" by Los Angeles Times Reporter Sonali Kohli- without any real reporter examination of such a goal in light of easily discoverable facts attainable through Public Records Requests- reporters continue to never address whether this pie in the sky LAUSD administration goal of 100% graduation has any real possibility of coming to fruition- it doesn't as long as the truth as to what is going on at LAUSD is never reported.

How much real reporting would it take for reporters like Sonali Kohli to uncover the following publicly accessible facts that show:

LAUSD Cumulative Enrollment Counts

2014----------2015----------2016

608,478------598,298------595,840

Student Truancy Counts

2014----------2015----------2016

275,983------209,105------297,844

And then, might she ask those like Supt. Michelle King and the LAUSD Board members- who have the gall to talk about 100% graduation- the following questions:

How can you honestly expect to increase graduation rates if half of your enrolled students are chronically truant?

This question might just then lead to another question like:

Why are so many students truant, while LAUSD administration does nothing about it?

Could it have anything to do with the fact that LAUSD policy has been to coerce teachers into giving passing grades and socially promoting all students whether or not they have mastered prior grade-level standards and are actually capable of doing the next grade-level's work that LAUSD administration has pushed them into in complete derogation of their actual academic ability?

If Sonali Kohli, Howard Blume, and all the other reporters who are too afraid of losing their jobs were ever given free rein to do as Woodward and Bernstein were advised by Deep Throat to do in All The President's Men- "follow the money"- they might also then ask some of the following questions:

How many students that are habitually truant are still reported as present for purposes of collecting Average Daily Attendance money from the state and other financing from the federal government like Title I?

Does this amount to defrauding both the state and federal governments?

If LAUSD's official 2016 graduation rate of 75% is anything but a made up number, why doesn't it align with either attendance figures or subsequent LAUSD student failure rates at community colleges, where 70% of incoming freshman are taking remedial and not college-level courses, because their high school diplomas aren't worth the paper they are printed on?

Doesn't such post-LAUSD graduation academic failure also point to the knowing fraud in present high school credit recovery courses, given the widespread post high school failure and high incarceration rates of the large numbers of LAUSD high school graduates?

It's not like Supt. King and the LAUSD Board member don't know the truth- nobody's hiding it. All one need do is go into almost any LAUSD school and you would see the failed academic reality that their plan scrupulously ignores.

This purposefully unaddressed failed reality of LAUSD schools is given a different insider's meaning by ex-school principal and now LAUSD board member George McKenna's comment regarding 100% graduation, "It's a wonderful slogan," that he has seen too much of LAUSD school reality to believe.

What is criminal is that these usual suspects continue to mouth platitudes that they know have no chance of succeeding without first addressing the true abysmal and easily verifiable academic reality at LAUSD. How long will they be allowed to get away with this?

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La continua fraude generacional y falla intencional de los estudiantes estadounidenses predominantemente latinos y afro a lo que queda más del 90% de facto segregada LAUSD se lleva a cabo en ningún momento hacer frente a las necesidades subjetivas y los niveles académicos de estos estudiantes podrían minoritarios. Tal fraude abierto nunca podría tener lugar sin la complicidad de ambos medios de comunicación comerciales y públicas, que escrupulosamente se niegan a señalar los hechos en cuanto a lo que realmente está pasando en el LAUSD académicamente, y que el LAUSD, literalmente, no hace ningún intento de ocultar.

En sólo el último ejemplo de parloteo medios de ideas línea del partido LAUSD disingenuous como "tablero de LAUSD empuja a la tasa de graduación del 100%" de Los Angeles Times Sonali Kohli- sin ningún examen reportero real de este objetivo a la luz de los hechos que pueden descubrirse fácilmente alcanzables a través reporteros registros públicos peticiones- siguen Nunca abordar si este pastel en el cielo meta administración del LAUSD de graduación de 100% tiene ninguna posibilidad real de llegar a fruition- no, siempre y cuando la verdad sobre lo que está pasando en el LAUSD no es nunca reportado.

La cantidad de informes reales haría falta para que los reporteros como Sonali Kohli para descubrir los siguientes hechos accesibles al público que muestran:

Condes de inscripción acumulativos del LAUSD

---------- ---------- 2014 2015 2016

------ ------ 608 478 598 298 595 840

Cuenta estudiante ausentismo escolar

---------- ---------- 2014 2015 2016

------ ------ 275 983 209 105 297 844

Y entonces, ella podría pedir a los que, como Superintendente. Michelle King y la Junta del LAUSD miembros- que tienen el descaro de hablar de graduación-100% a las siguientes preguntas:

¿Cómo se puede honestamente esperas para aumentar las tasas de graduación si la mitad de sus estudiantes matriculados son crónicamente ausente?

Esta pregunta sólo podría entonces dar lugar a otra pregunta como:

¿Por qué son tantos los estudiantes novillos, mientras que la administración del LAUSD no hace nada al respecto?

¿Podría tener algo que ver con el hecho de que la política de LAUSD ha sido para obligar a los maestros para que den calificaciones de aprobación y la promoción social a todos los estudiantes si tienen o no han llegado a dominar los estándares de nivel de grado anterior y en realidad son capaces de hacer el trabajo de la siguiente grado-nivel que la administración del LAUSD les ha empujado a una derogación completa de su capacidad académica real?

Si Sonali Kohli, Howard Blume, y todos los otros reporteros que son demasiado miedo de perder sus puestos de trabajo fueron siempre da rienda suelta para hacer lo que Woodward y Bernstein fueron aconsejados por la garganta profunda que hacer en Todos los hombres-del Presidente "seguir el dinero" - también ellos a continuación, hacer algunas de las siguientes preguntas:

¿Cuántos estudiantes que son habitualmente ausente todavía son reportados como presentes a los efectos de recoger el dinero Promedio de Asistencia Diaria del estado y de otro tipo de financiación por parte del gobierno federal como el Título I?

¿Equivale esto a defraudar tanto el gobierno estatal y federal?

Si tasa de graduación 2016 oficial del LAUSD del 75% es otra cosa que un número compuesto por, ¿por qué no se alinean con cualquiera de las cifras de asistencia o las tasas de fracaso del estudiante del LAUSD posteriores en los colegios comunitarios, donde el 70% de los estudiantes de primer año están tomando correctivas y no universidad- cursos de nivel, porque sus diplomas de secundaria no valen ni el papel en que están impresos?

No como la graduación post-LAUSD fracaso escolar también apuntan a que el fraude conocer en los cursos de recuperación de créditos actuales de la escuela secundaria, dado el fracaso posterior de la escuela secundaria generalizada y las altas tasas de encarcelamiento de la gran cantidad de graduados de secundaria del LAUSD?

No es como Superintendente. Rey y el miembro de la Junta del LAUSD no saben la verdad: nadie está ocultando él. Todo lo que uno necesita hacer es entrar en casi cualquier escuela del LAUSD y que se vería la realidad académica fallido que su plan ignora escrupulosamente.

Esta realidad propósito sin resolverse fallida de las escuelas del LAUSD se le da el significado de una información privilegiada diferente por el director ex escuela y ahora el comentario de miembro de la junta del LAUSD George McKenna en relación con la graduación del 100%, "Es un lema maravilloso", que ha visto demasiado de la realidad escolar LAUSD para creer.

Lo que es criminal es que estos mismos de siempre siguen lugares comunes de la boca que conozco tienen ninguna posibilidad de éxito sin abordar en primer lugar la verdadera realidad académica pésimo y fácilmente verificable en el LAUSD. ¿Cuánto tiempo se les permitirá salirse con esto?

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10 2016

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I think that another reason why many students are left behind is SOCIAL PROMOTION. It is a Herculean task to teach a class when you have all grade levels in a ninth grade class. But maybe this is done because social promotion soothes the emotions of student and parents. They look so happy on graduation day, and some read at a second grade level. Sad, isn't it?

There may be another dynamic at work here too, a more subtle one. As was pointed out both in this article and others of similar nature, these students are taught little, bored beyond comprehension and then socially promoted along the way to graduation...those that do graduate. Others just don't even graduate, even if they're around for the full four year stretch. Those that do frequently go on to enroll in college in which they can't even pass the entrance exams, wind up in remediation courses to make up for what they should have learned in high school. How does this relate? When you speak of incarceration,the behaviors that lead up to it are for certain "learned" during high school years, in lieu of gets an actual education. Engaged students don't usually engage in inappropriate behaviors. Bored and disengaged students do continue to tear up our schools and subsequently our society. Students who graduate with commensurate skills go on to colleges or trade school which lead to employment, not criminal behavior. So in a real sense and by nature of its busy work and pseudo approach to education, the district provides a clear gateway to predictable future incarceration. Now if you checked district policies, you would discover any number of memoranda which declare no tolerance for any criminal behavior. So why aren't they enforced? Why do any number of student on student and student on teacher assaults go unreported? The answer is average daily attendance. Bottom line, students either suspended or expelled don't generate average daily attendance. So come on, is it really better to collect ADA on those pushed toward assured future unemployment and criminality than to actually educate with reasonable discipline?

Mr. Per Daily:
Your article begs the question as to how many more LAUSD habitually truants might have to first die in LA before the City, County, State or federal government elected and their staff end disingenuous claims of “not my job” to meddle in the affairs of LAUSD schools?
As you know, recently a 12-year-old boy was found dead in a closet, weighing only 35 pounds, as reported by the media. It was also reported that he had not been in school at LAUSD since 2012. Why was this failure to be in school not investigated?
There is also the added question: If a student is to be in school between the age of 6 and 18, at what truancy count does the City, County, State or Federal Gvoerenment begin to take responsibly? If habitually truancy is a condition precedent to homelessness, assuming government has an interest in reducing homelessness, why don't they do something, when it is clear that LAUSD is not?
Why not join me on October 25, 2016 at 1 PM to ask that the 2016 LAUSD Board upgrade their failed 2008 Board Resolution, that authorized LAUSD staff to “collaborate” truancy data with other parts of local, state, and federal government?
Note, LAUSD just upgraded their data systems, at a cost of $230,000,000, dubbed MiSiS, which could now in 2016 begin transfer in part of their burden of truancy compliance to other local government entities at ZERO cost added. This could be done at the time they send electronically a notification to parents or guardian as is required by law. Some 298,000 notices sent last year without follow up.
In closing, if the 2016 LAUSD Board upgrades their Board Resolution on October 25th, then local government (city and county offices) will then be stopped from claiming “not my job” to meddle in the affairs of schools- get the picture?
Thomas D. Carter, CPA – AKA Mr. Flashlight shining his light on the truth

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