About Adriana @adrianachavira
Adriana Chavira is a product of the Los Angeles Unified School District. She spent a decade as a newspaper reporter in Southern California before becoming a teacher 16 years ago. She is president of the Southern California Journalism Education Association. Adriana teaches journalism, advises the newspaper and yearbook at Daniel Pearl Magnet High School in Lake Balboa and is an educator with PBS NewsHour's Student Reporting Labs program. She holds a Career Technical Education credential and is a Master Journalism Educator (awarded by the national Journalism Education Association). When she's not teaching, she runs and hikes.
Adriana’s Recent Stories
Education Jan 14Opinion: Charter schools are draining LA’s public schools. That’s why I’m on strike
On paper, my school looks good. But we fight a constant battle against low enrollment due to competition from charter schools.