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Inglewood school funds used against former school board candidate




Joyce Randall stands in the hallway near her old classroom at Inglewood High School.
Joyce Randall stands in the hallway near her old classroom at Inglewood High School.
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California education officials are trying to fix problems that led the Inglewood Unified School District to the brink of bankruptcy in 2012. Reports say the district didn't shrink enough during the recession.

Now new details show at least some public money meant for Inglewood classrooms was misused. Southern California Public Radio has learned the school district paid for negative campaign fliers to be distributed during a heated school board race.

SCPR's Adolfo Guzman-Lopez reports.