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LA school board race inspires big campaign spenders — for one issue

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| L.A. Unified School Board candidates are often pigeonholed as the "pro-charter" or "pro-teachers union." Some candidates embrace these labels. Others chafe at them.

LA charter leaders uneasy with Trump's school choice support

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In deep-blue L.A., some charter school leaders say the president's embrace of school choice has complicated the local political debate over charter schools.

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Feds raid offices of LA-based charter school network

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Federal agents raided the offices of Celerity Educational Group — which runs a network of charter schools both in Southern California and Louisiana — on Wednesday.

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Teachers unions stage anti-Trump rallies across LA

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The head of the nation's largest teachers union chose Los Angeles as the venue to deliver a message to President-elect Donald Trump: leave public schools alone.

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To downsize, LAUSD may explore leaving downtown

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With L.A. Unified leaders pushing for "decentralization," the board could vote to study overhauling its central office and moving out of its downtown headquarters.

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California, feds at odds again—over a science test

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If an impasse over which science assessment California students should take escalates further, it could put the state's federal education funding at risk.

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LAUSD says it has a patch for its big budget hole

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The state wanted L.A. Unified to outline another $245 million to spend on English learners, low-income students and foster children. LAUSD now has a plan to meet that demand.

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LAUSD schools are hubs for education — and social services?

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A powerhouse coalition wants L.A. Unified campuses to retool to become community centers, neighborhood gathering spots and hubs for social services.

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