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Is the Compton Unified School District “turnaround” a farce

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In April 2017 Compton Unified School District (CUSD) issued a press release touting the success of the schools students under the current board of trustees.  Dominguez High School lost their WASC accreditation, the month after CUSD heralded the “turnaround” in the district.  With school board elections less than a day away, the local paper has […]


Personnel Commissioner makes threats against Superintendent, others

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A Compton Unified Personnel Commissioner is under investigation.  The Compton Sheriff’s department has received notice of a “credible threat” made against Superintendent Darin Brawley and other top ranking school officials.


Compton College Receives Accreditation

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The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) granted initial accreditation status to Compton College during its June 7, 2017 meeting. The action establishes Compton College as an accredited college.


Dominguez High School placed on probation by WASC

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According to Compton Unified Trustee Micah Ali the word ‘turnaround’ is a noun meaning continually moving.  Compton Unified is moving but in which direction?  In an April press release, the district lauded the increased graduation rates at their three high schools: Centennial, Compton and Dominguez.  This week 2 Urban Girls learned one of them is […]


Word on the Streets: Compton Unified Teacher Walkout

As the narrative flows in the direction of the great strides being made in the Compton Unified School District (CUSD) to increase test scores and graduation rates, the teachers actions indicate all isn’t well.  There have been a war of words between the Compton Education Association and Superintendent Darin Brawley, however, Board President Satra Zurita […]


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The Urban Girl Show: Compton Board President Micah Ali

Compton School Board President Micah Ali was in the house!  Fresh off winning re-election and his third term as Governing Board Trustee of the Compton Unified School District, Ali stopped by the Urban Girl Show to discuss the passing of Measure S, moving the district forward and a billion dollar lawsuit CUSD is facing over […]


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Outgoing CUSD Governing Board Member says farewell

THANK YOU all for the support you have given me over the last four years. We have accomplished some amazing things together while increasing student achievement.


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