Inglewood councilman’s clients include companies he’s supported with his votes

Daily Breeze quoted Frank Zerunyan of the USC Price School about possible conflicts of interest by a council member in Inglewood. Under California law and Inglewood’s charter, a city council member cannot directly, or indirectly, benefit financially from his or her votes. But because Morales doesn’t appear to have an ownership stake in either of…

USC promised millions in community benefits with the Village. Did it deliver?

USC Annenberg Media quoted Frank Zerunyan of USC Sol Price School of Public Policy on the development agreement of USC Village. While developments at the magnitude of the Village do not happen often, USC professor and former land use lawyer Frank Zerunyan said the Village development agreement would likely be a model for future projects.…

Charter school law is murky when it comes to the Ref Rodriguez story

KPCC-FM quoted Frank Zerunyan of the USC Price School about the application of conflict-of-interest laws in managing charter schools within Los Angeles Unified School District. “I’m stunned that a state like ours would allow such a loophole,” said Frank Zerunyan, a professor of practice at the USC Price School of Public Policy. “You should not,…

Price School, Zerunyan endeavor to establish PhD policy, management program in Armenia

The USC Price School of Public Policy is pursuing a plan to establish a special doctoral program in public policy and management in Armenia, designed to build the academic infrastructure to address the significant public management needs of this growing country and region.

Dreamers Deserve Our Attention and Respect

The Globe Post published an op-ed by Frank Zerunyan of the USC Price School on why President Donald Trump should act now to protect those who are signed up for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. ….DACA has been a temporary solution. Many of these children are now in our universities worried about…

Striking the right balance for care services

Government services vs. not for profit community: what is the right balance of involvement for best care services?  Frank Zerunyan quoted by WalletHub in their research article on 2016’s Most Caring Cities in America. While the not-for-profit or NGO community driven by a specific mission is best suited to handle this care, government must be…