Some say it's time to abolish the controversial School Reform Commission and switch to local control.
Tensions remain over fairness in funding. Privatization was not a silver bullet.
The District recommended non-renewal in April, but commissioners haven’t had enough votes to act. The situation shows their wide leeway in overseeing the schools.
They may disagree on the best way to govern the School District, but they all see a need for more community involvement in decisions.
With a new leader and more staff, it has added annual evaluations for each school to its duties.