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Young Democrats in LA and in the Valley Endorse Scott!

It is so good to get the endorsement of our Democrats from LA County and from the San Fernando Valley! Founded nearly 50 years ago by Congressmen Henry Waxman and Howard Berman and former City Controller Rick Tuttle and others, the Los Angeles County Young Democrats is the largest organization in California focused on giving young people a voice … Continue reading Young Democrats in LA and in the Valley Endorse Scott!

Diane Ravitch endorses Scott!

Diane Ravitch, an eminent historian of education, an educational policy analyst, and a research professor at New York University and previously U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education, has endorsed Scott! Ravitch has been the titular leader of the grass-roots movement against corporate school reform since 2010 when her book “The Death and Life of the Great American … Continue reading Diane Ravitch endorses Scott!

Armenian National Committee – WR endorses Scott

The Armenian National Committee of America Western Region has endorsed Scott Schmerelson for Los Angeles Unified School Board, District 3. The endorsement followed a meeting between Board member Schmerelson and representatives of the ANCA Western Region Board of Directors and members of ANCA Western Region Education Committee. “Over the years, Mr. Schmerelson has been immensely … Continue reading Armenian National Committee – WR endorses Scott

SCOTT ANSWERS: What will you accomplish if you are re-elected?

Convince the governor, the California State Legislature, and voters that our children desperately need and deserve public schools that are fairly and adequately funded. Our schools are critically under-resourced.  We must demand that Sacramento do more for urban school districts like LAUSD plus find other sources of revenue by reforming Prop 13 and looking at … Continue reading SCOTT ANSWERS: What will you accomplish if you are re-elected?

Setting the record straight: Who sets compensation for LAUSD Board members?

Some of our opponents insist on distorting the truth, suggesting that Board members voted to give themselves a raise. Here’s the truth: Under the city charter, Board of Education compensation is set every five years by the LAUSD Board of Education Compensation Review Committee. The seven-member body is appointed by local officials outside the Los … Continue reading Setting the record straight: Who sets compensation for LAUSD Board members?

Join SCOTT at these upcoming events!

Feb 11, 2020 6:15pmNorthridge West NCNorthridge Christian Church18901 Chatsworth St.Northridge CA 91326 Feb 15, 2020 2:00pmLake Balboa NC Town HallGault Street Elementary17000 Gault StLake Balboa, CA 91406 Feb 24, 2020 7:30pmWoodland Hills HOAAmerican Legion Hall5320 Fallbrook AveWoodland Hills, CA 91367 Feb 26, 2020 7:00pmValley Glen DebateLA Valley CollegeDetails when available


Join Team Scott! This Saturday, February 1st, from 9-12:30 at 12121 Huston St, Valley Village, CA 91607-3614 Join us as we hit the neighborhoods around Colfax and Dixie Canyon Elementary Schools. We’ll meet at the address above then deploy into the field. RSVP

Thankful for all the support

This week I’ve had a chance to get the support of many community members: Thank you for the Orthodox Coptic Church for their invitation to speak with their congregation members and their education staff. Special gratitude to the school and their staff on the hard work and success. Thank you for your dedication to our … Continue reading Thankful for all the support

Meet Scott Mark Schmerelson!

Scott M. Schmerelson is currently a member of the LAUSD Board of Education representing Board District 3 in the Northwest and Central San Fernando Valley.  Scott is running for re-election. Before retiring and joining the school Board in 2015, Scott was an educator and administrator for almost four decades.  He began his career as a … Continue reading Meet Scott Mark Schmerelson!