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Monica Bushman is an Associate Producer on KPCC's The Frame program.
Prior to that, she worked on KPCC's Take Two program and the local broadcast of Morning Edition and All Things Considered.
Monica began her career in radio as a producer for PRI's "America Abroad" in Washington, DC. Before coming to KPCC, she worked on various NPR shows including "Talk of the Nation" and "Morning Edition."
Monica is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and a native of Anaheim, California.
Stories by Monica Bushman
In a bit of a medical mystery, a person who cared for a Zika-infected relative in Utah also contracted the virus. It's still unclear how it happened.
When playing characters with dual identities, Bryan Cranston says it's not about lying — it's about going all in and believing it yourself.
Once they're old enough, kittens are some of the most adoptable pets, but getting them to that point takes a lot of volunteer hours.
The 242-mile aqueduct took more than eight years to finish, and since 1941 has been an essential source of water for Southern California.
A CA bill would allow schools to stock an opioid antidote to prevent overdose deaths. Aimee Dunkle says greater access to the drug would have saved her son Ben.
More and more kids are growing up in families with two moms or two dads. The Australian documentary 'Gayby Baby' tells the stories of four kids and their families.
World leaders, including California's Governor Jerry Brown, gathered in New York today to sign a landmark climate agreement.
Private schools (also called independent schools) generally fall into three types of educational philosophies: religious, traditional, or progressive.
"Togetherness" focuses on L.A. parents Brett and Michelle. Dissatisfied with her school options, Michelle is inspired to join a group trying to start a charter school.
The first charter school law was passed in Minnesota in 1991. California followed suit the next year, thanks in no small part to State Senator Gary K. Hart.
There are more students in L.A. charters than any other district in the country. It's tough to navigate the options. Find out the questions to ask, how to apply and more.
After Joel Green was diagnosed with terminal cancer his parents decided to live like their son was living. Then they turned their experience into a video game.
There are 210 magnet programs within LAUSD, each with its own particular theme— from STEM to public service to visual and performing arts.
How do you find out which school is yours? What if it's full? What if you live in one neighborhood but work in another?
What is a "good" school? Do all the choices out there make it easier or harder to find one? Even if you don't have kids, it's something to consider.