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Some Granada parents want out of 'blended learning' program

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| A dispute between LAUSD and a prestigious charter school raises a question: what sort of education do parents have a right to expect from their local public school?

LAUSD: There may soon be an app for that

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L.A. Unified school board members will vote Tuesday on whether to create a new district mobile app that would serve as a hub for parents and students.

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How LAUSD oversees charter schools just changed in a big way

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An eleventh-hour deal that saved 11 schools from denial by the LAUSD board could fundamentally alter how district leaders regulate charters for years to come.

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LAUSD, charter schools reach deal to end 'game of chicken'

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L.A. Unified officials will recommend approval for 11 of 14 charter school requests they'd initially asked the school board to deny, three sources tell KPCC.

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'Game of chicken' could get 14 LAUSD charter schools denied

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District officials have asked the L.A. Unified School Board to reject an unprecedented 14 charter school applications during their meeting next Tuesday.

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LAUSD asked about Ref Rodriguez-linked deals in 2015

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Newly-released documents show that, in 2015, district officials asked the network of charter schools Rodriguez co-founded about a wide range of potential conflicts of interest.

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Ref Rodriguez pleads not guilty but refuses to leave the LAUSD board

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He has no plans to step back from the school board while he fights felony charges related to an alleged political money-laundering scheme.

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The law is murky when it comes to Ref Rodriguez's actions

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Are charter schools subject to laws that prevent public officials from personally benefiting from taxpayer dollars? That question has divided lawmakers for years.

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