Plummer Elementary School
Principal of Plummer Elementary School in North Hills, California, part of the Los Angeles Unified School District, she was named California's National Distinguished Principal in 2009
Evaluations of teachers based on student test scores have been made public in New York and Los Angeles . Will that make public schools better or worse?
Feb. 28, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
Two years ago, teacher evaluations were made public after the Los Angeles Times filed a Freedom of Information request. Last year in New York, education officials asked reporters to…
Feb. 28, 2012from To the Point
Abortion is legal under federal law, but Red State Republicans are making it hard for women to exercise their constitutional right to choose.
Jun. 7from To the Point
Hollywood's triumph in the global culture wars is a serious cause for concern at a time in which conglomerates and uniformity reign, argues French scholar Violaine Roussel.
May. 24from Scheer Intelligence
There’s been some interesting movement in the polls as the candidates parade through Iowa.
Jun. 14from Left, Right & Center
Susie Linfield traces the history behind what she views as a leftist abandonment of Zionism by Jewish intellectuals such as Noam Chomsky and Hannah Arendt.
May. 31from Scheer Intelligence
A special live Left, Right & Center from the Milken Institute Global Conference.
May. 3from Left, Right & Center
17-year-old Lupe Felix used to go to high school in Boyle Heights, but she moved to Tijuana last summer to live with her mom, who was deported.
Jun. 10from Greater LA
For the first time since 1972, California Democrats are positioned to make a difference. Fourteen candidates showed up for the party convention in San Francisco.
Jun. 5from To the Point
Partisanship is more powerful than science, even for conservative environmentalists. They don’t buy warnings about an existential crisis.
May. 6from To the Point
There were Trumpian moments, but it wasn’t Trump’s most turbulent trip to Europe.
Jun. 7from Left, Right & Center