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Stories by Bill Raden
Bill Raden is a freelance writer in Los Angeles.
The Highly Questionable Blueprint for Charter School Takeover in Your City or Region
Posted on: Jun 1, 2016, Source: Capital and Main
Oakland, California, is the below-the-radar model to drain the public schools of their funding.
At the Heart of the School Privatization Project, Parent Trigger
Posted on: Oct 17, 2014, Source: Capital and Main
What's happening in tiny Adelanto, California, is symbolic of the battle between defenders of public schools and those who want to privatize education.
How Food Giant's Temp Workers Highlight Exploited Labor Problem
Posted on: May 27, 2014, Source: Capital and Main
The employment practices of California-based Taylor Farms reflect a labor outsourcing trend in which temporary workers -- some of whom have worked 10 years -- are vulnerable.
School Privatization Battle Heats Up in California: David Welch is the Man Behind Vergara v. California
Posted on: Feb 20, 2014, Source: Capital and Main
Why is a doctoral-level electrical engineer litigating to strip state teachers of almost 100 years of legal protections?
The Two Faces of L.A.'s School Superintendent
Posted on: Feb 10, 2014, Source: Capital and Main
Court testimony shows the LAUSD schools chief siding with those who are suing the district. Could the push for privatization be the reason why?
"I Never Thought I'd Be Working In My 70s": Three Distressing Retirement Stories
Posted on: Nov 19, 2013, Source: Frying Pan News
It’s official: America has entered a retirement crisis—according to Forbes, “the greatest retirement crisis in the history of the world.”
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