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Mayor focuses on new education program in State of the City speech

by The Madeleine Brand Show

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Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa at his State of the City address in the Jefferson High School auditorium in South L.A. Frank Stoltze/KPCC

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa gave his State of the City speech Wednesday night, focusing on education with calls for revamped teachers' contracts that would give schools more control. The mayor did not give details on how he plans to address the city's $350 million deficit but promised to outline solutions next week. Madeleine gets a debrief from KPCC's Frank Stoltze.

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