GMG “Meet The Candidates” in LAUSD BD#4 Podcast


I am thrilled to announce the first-ever GoMamaGuide podcast, featuring Steve Zimmer and Kate Anderson, the two candidates running for LAUSD School Board District #4 on Tues, March 5th.

BD4 MapWhat does Board District #4 cover? Everything from the southwest San Fernando Valley, through Pacific Palisades, Venice, down to Westchester, and heading eastward through WLA, West Hollywood and even into parts of Hollywood.
See Map (It’s everything in white.)

With the race heating up and much of both campaigns getting mired by outside interests, deep indie expenditure dollars and negative ads, I put together a list of the Top Ten Hot Topic issues we are currently facing here in LAUSD. These are the challenges that affect YOU – the parents and families – and how they impact our current and future schools. (These are questions I hear over and over in my talks, and if you have school-aged children I know you’ve already experienced some of these issues, perhaps become frustrated by them, and/or can relate.)

Cut through the political spin and join me as I ask both candidates about the REAL ISSUES being played out right now in our school district, and hear what they intend to do about it. For convenience, I’ve indexed the questions by topic so you can get right to what peaks your interest most. Listen to both candidates’ answers back to back, get informed, but mainly, get out and vote on Tues, March 5th!

GoMamaGuide’s “Meet the Candidates” in LAUSD BD#4
Top Ten Burning Parent Questions:

Intro – Welcome to my first podcast!
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Your Vision for LAUSD
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#1. Prioritizing The Budget
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#2. Relentless Parent Fundraising
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#3. Narrowing of Curriculum/Over Focus on Test Results
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#4. Innovation
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#5. Evaluating Teachers/Firing Bad Ones
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#6. Charter Growth
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#7. Co-Location Issues
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#8. Autonomy & The Parent Voice
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#9. Middle & High School Improvement
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#10. Charter Reform vs. Union Status Quo
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Thanks to both candidates for agreeing to participate in my podcast!

This is just the beginning of a whole series of podcasts I plan to develop on issues we public school parents care most about.

I hope you’ll join my free monthly GoMamaGuidance newsletter for breaking district news and updates, subscribe to the blog for announcements and articles, and join our wonderful community of parents on our FB page. Thanks for listening!

-Tanya Anton, creator/founder GoMamaGuide.com

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