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LAUSD board considers new goals to close college-eligibility gap by 2023

Students at Leland Street Elementary School in Los Angeles' San Pedro neighborhood work on a writing assignment on Aug. 21, 2017.
Students at Leland Street Elementary School in Los Angeles' San Pedro neighborhood work on a writing assignment on Aug. 21, 2017.
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About half of the graduates from Los Angeles Unified School District high schools aren't eligible for admission in a four-year college in California; the district’s diploma requirements don’t line up with the state’s college admission rules.  But on Tuesday, the district's board plans to vote on a resolution meant to put every student on-track for college from an early age.