EDITORIAL WEEK IN REVIEW.
``Do no more harm''
With less than a month left in the tenure of the outgoing, lame-duck City Council, we implore its members to do what they do best: nothing. They should save the duty of leadership for their newly elected successors.
Rather than assess the needs of individual schools and communities, LAUSD superintendent Roy Romer has issued an ill-considered edict requiring new teachers to work in South Central. Ignorant of the LAUSD's failed history, he appears hell-bent on repeating it.
In Tuesday's elections, Los Angeles voters chose pothole politics - in which problems are fixed, not ignored - over ideological vision. Good for them!
``No more excuses''
Thanks to Marlene Canter's victory over Valerie Fields, the Los Angeles school board is now controlled by self-styled reformers. Let the revolution begin, so the kids will benefit.
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|Publication:||Daily News (Los Angeles, CA)|
|Date:||Jun 10, 2001|
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