LAUSD School Board: Appoint Jimmie Woods Gray to complete Marguerite LaMotte's unexpired term

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Joanna Williams
7 years ago
Jimmie has been an advocate for children for many years, and she cares about their educational success.

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ALBERT HALES
7 years ago
WE NEED GOOD PEOPLE IN OFFICE.

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Tracy Hales
7 years ago
Mrs. Gray has great leadership to keep the vision going.

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Glenda McCarthy
7 years ago
Jimmie Woods Gray is the perfect candidate for the Board. She is a woman of high integrity, with extensive knowledge of the needs of LA schools. She has long dedicated her life to ensuring that all students have the best education and educational environment, even in the toughest times, in this expansive and diverse city. Our LAUSD students need her on the board -- and our African American students and community need a representative on the board.

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Joan Kramer
7 years ago
Jimmie Woods Gray is a former teacher and a community activist from the community she will represent.

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Ellen Lubic
7 years ago
Jimmie Woods Gray had long been a teacher with LAUSD and has a vantage point of being a community activist with similar goals to Mrs. La Motte.

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Scott Folsom
7 years ago
The time it will take to hold an election leaves the 1st District unrepresented for too long in too important a time. The Bd of Ed should make an appointment - but they need get out of Beaudry and listen to the community/in the community - not to me or staff or whoever shows up at the board meeting. They were elected to lead and now they must do it.

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Leonard Segal
7 years ago
Jimmie would be the truest to the spirit and views of Marguerite. This would be the best tribute to Marguerite and show the greatest respect to those who voted for someone with her ideals and viewpoints.

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Sharon Sguigna
7 years ago
We can trust her!

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Randall Traweek
7 years ago
For those that know Jimmie Woods Gray, this is a "no brainer". Dr. McKenna (the other name tossed around within the community) has endorsed Deasy in the strongest terms possible and favors evaluating teachers by test scores by advocating VAM/AGT. He is renowned for demonizing teachers and has been quoted in staff meetings as saying, "Just because it doesn't make sense, doesn't mean it's not logical." Even better: "How hard is teaching? All you have to do stand up there, open a book, and read. How hard is that?"

Many "jumped the gun" in advocating McKenna. No one is jumping the gun by advocating Ms. Gray and no one will better embody the spirit and courage of the legendary Ms. LaMotte than Jimmie.

This is a "no brainer". Jimmie Woods Gray will advocate as Ms. LaMotte advocated. She will work tirelessly on behalf of students and the teachers who teach them.