Former LAUSD School Board President Caprice Young is resigning as head of the California Charter School Association to become an an executive with Knowledge Universe, a private education company founded by Michael and Lowell Milken.
Young was credited with leading then Mayor Richard Riordan’s efforts to reform L.A.’s public schools and with leading the statewide charter school organization’s efforts to set up more than 300 charter schools with 100,000 students.
She joins Santa Monica-based Knowledge Universe as Vice President, Business Development and Alliances working with national
and global business leaders to identify, develop and implement
innovative education approaches in the K-12 education sector, according to a press release.
The company provides tutoring and other services to implement the federal “No Child Left Behind Law” as well as services to online schools and home