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This Week in California Education: Episode 12, May 20, 2017

In this edition of “This Week in California Education,” Executive Director Louis Freedberg, and Editor-at-Large John Fensterwald take a closer look at the charter school wars in Los Angeles, in light of the run-off elections on Tuesday for the two remaining undecided seats on the Los Angeles Unified Board of Education.

Their discussion includes interviews with newly elected board member Nick Melvoin, who defeated incumbent board president Steve Zimmer, and with Alex Caputo-Pearl, president of the United Teachers of Los Angeles.

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