Unfortunately, many of those who should help — the mayor, community activists and local business, religious, foundation and university leaders — have sat silent on the sidelines. They need to engage. As the district and United Teachers of Los Angeles debate how to resolve the current impasse, L.A.’s civic leaders must come together to help devise and support a financial plan to ensure the district can serve its students. This may require a local parcel tax or bond measure as well as additional state funding.
Source: latimes.com – Los Angeles Times