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LAUSD superintendent takes medical leave, names acting chief

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| King is recovering from a medical procedure and has been working remotely since Sept. 15. On Saturday, she named an acting superintendent.

LAUSD's 'pro-charter' board sides against a charter school

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Pro-charter school groups hoped a new-look school board might push back against L.A. Unified's charter oversight policies. On Tuesday, board members did not.

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Where did Ref Rodriguez get the cash for his alleged money laundering scheme?

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L.A. school board member Ref Rodriguez had many public school business dealings when he allegedly laundered campaign funds while running for office.

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LAUSD board selects new president amid Rodriguez controversy

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Los Angeles Unified School Board members appointed Mónica García, the board’s longest serving member, to the leadership role Ref Rodriguez vacated last week.

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LAUSD to send extra $150 million to high-needs schools in settlement

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L.A. Unified officials have reached a settlement in a long-running legal case that cut to the heart of how California's system for funding K-12 education is working.

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LAUSD board president charged with conspiracy over campaign contributions

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Los Angeles Unified School Board President Ref Rodriguez and his cousin were charged Wednesday by the L.A. District Attorney's office for allegedly reimbursing almost $25,000 in campaign donations back to donors.

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A troubled LA charter school network details plans to reform

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Celerity Educational Group leaders say they have a plan in place to right the ship — and on Tuesday, the L.A. Unified School Board tentatively blessed that plan.

Are LAUSD grads leaving high schools ready for college?

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On Tuesday, the L.A. Unified School Board may call on staff to deliver a broad-ranging report on the district's college readiness data by January.

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