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Monica Ratliff elected to LA school board




District 6 School Board Candidate, Monica Ratliff, in her classroom at San Pedro Street Elementary.
District 6 School Board Candidate, Monica Ratliff, in her classroom at San Pedro Street Elementary.
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Eric Garcetti has been elected mayor of Los Angeles, Mike Feuer is the city's new top attorney, and now a new face will join LA Unified's seven member board of education.

Voters yesterday elected Monica Ratliff to the school board by a slim margin.

It has been a closely watched race that some said would be pivotal for schools Superintendent John Deasy's education reform agenda. KPCC's Adolfo Guzman-Lopez followed the campaign and joins the show with more.