Archer Surrenders to Additional Demands of Brentwood Neighbors and Councilman Bonin to Gain Approval of a Limited Expansion Project

When construction will begin (given fund-raising shortfalls) and parent concerns re: impact on social and educational experience of students remain unanswered. (see Secrets and Lies: What Archer is Not Telling Parents below; Archer has not updated its Archer Forward site since April, 2015))  Here’s what Archer got approval for after expending nearly $10 million dollars: From the Archerneighbors.com website: ow you …

WHAT’S LEFT? ARCHER NEIGHBORS SEEK MORE RESTRICTIONS ON EXPANSION PROJECT

Archer parents need to know whether the unavoidable negative impact on the educational and social experience of students during 3 years of construction is wise or justified in view of new demands for restrictive conditions.  Prior to the June 30, 2015 meeting of the Planning and Land Use Committee of the Los Angeles City Council, Thelma Waxman, leader of the Brentwood Neighbors …

Elizabeth English to Resign? Facts, Speculation & Rumors of Imminent Departure

Updated 6/27/15. We have been beset with rumors swirling around the Archer Community that Elizabeth English is to resign as head of Archer School sometime this summer. We have asked Archer’s attorneys to confirm, deny or otherwise comment on the growing speculation that Ms. English will announce her resignation soon and invited them to correct, amend or comment on the major …

SECRETS & LIES: What Archer is not telling parents about the Archer Forward expansion project

[Since 2011, Elizabeth English, with support of the Board of Trustees, has been promoting to donors, parents and students the benefits of an ambitious, but doomed from the start, $70 million five-year campus expansion plan. (West Side Today, 12/9/15 http://westsidetoday.com/2014/12/09/l-planning-commission-holds-first-four-public-hearings-archer-school-girls-expansion/). The Archer expansion project has been a central objective of the Board and Ms. English for years and she has worked very …

10 Questions Parents Coming to or Staying at Archer Should Ask

Parents considering enrolling their students at the Archer School for Girls in the next few years and parents who plan to keep their children enrolled at Archer must consider whether their children will have the kind of educational experience they want and will be paying for. Although parents and teachers at Archer have been encouraged to rejoice at the news …

Opposition to the Archer Expansion Plan

http://www.archerneighbors.com/ Opposition to the Archer Expansion Plan Do not be fooled. The Archer Forward modified plan seeks enormous INCREASES that will greatly impact our community: 78% increase in the physical footprint 130% increase in parked cars on campus 83% increase in special events held on campus 280% increase in athletic events held on campus; Increase in hours of operation (school every Saturday) 15% increase in enrolled students Increase in traffic from FIVE YEARS of …

Archer Expansion Plan – Facts & Prospects (1/25/15)

Leadership is more than rhetoric.   Effective leaders keep their promises and achieve their goals. Archer Expansion Plan Continues to Flounder Even the drastically modified plan faces daunting opposition Since 2011, Elizabeth English, with support of the Board of Trustees, has been promoting to donors, parents and students the benefits of an ambitious $70 million five-year campus expansion plan. (West Side Today, …