Outsiders, including charters and community groups, could apply to run 50 new schools if the LA School Board approves. Are some board members trying to undermine the program on behalf of the teachers' union? The vote is tomorrow. We hear from two board members. Also, more on the cancelled film program at LA County's Museum of Art. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, industrial agriculture produces huge quantities of meat and grain, but are they as cheap as they seem? What about damage to land and water, and the medical consequences of human obesity? Is there a better way?
LAUSD Board to Debate Management of New Schools
From this Episode:
What's Next for LACMA's Film Program?
When the Los Angeles County's Museum of Art announced the end of its 40-year old film program, film critics were outraged.
9 min, 22 sec
The High Price of Cheap Food
Horror stories about America's food industry go back to Upton Sinclair's novel The Jungle , published in 1906. The current issue of Time magazine concludes that some...
27 min, 45 sec