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LAUSD School Ratings, DMV And Data Breach, Looking Back On Prop 187




A student on his way to school walks past a Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) school, in Los Angeles, California on February 13, 2009. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has threatened to send layoff warnings to at least 20,000 state workers unless a budget agreement is reached Friday.  AFP PHOTO/ ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
A student on his way to school walks past a Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) school, in Los Angeles, California on February 13, 2009. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has threatened to send layoff warnings to at least 20,000 state workers unless a budget agreement is reached Friday. AFP PHOTO/ ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
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DMV and Data Breach

The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced yesterday that federal agencies had inappropriate access to some driver's license holders' Social Security information, a data breach that could put undocumented immigrants in the state at risk.

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LAUSD School Ratings

In a 6-1 vote yesterday, the Los Angeles school board shot down a proposal that would rate schools on a scale of 1 to 5… but agreed to make data on students’ standardized test scores more available.

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Prop 187 Vignettes

This week, KPCC is marking the 25th anniversary of Prop 187, which tried to cut off public education and health care for immigrants without legal status. We asked listeners to share their memories from that time. Antonia Hernandez was MALDEF's lead attorney fighting Prop 187 in court when she was invited to a breakfast by Spanish language newspaper La Opiñon where Governor Pete Wilson was the guest of honor.

Prop 187: Roundtable 

Almost 25 years ago, California voters passed Prop 187, a divisive measure that aimed to restrict undocumented immigrants access to social services like public schools and health care. Take Two's A Martinez looks at the context around the vote, from the politics and the economy at the time, for insight on why citizens voted the way they did. We have with us

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On the Lot

As the streaming wars rev up companies are planning their attack to crack down on password sharing. Plus, the James Dean is coming back to the big screen. In CGI form.

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CA Dream: Home Kitchen

Home cooks in California have been selling food under the radar for years. It's a vital source of income for some, even though they risk fines and criminal penalties. This year, California became the first state to legalize home kitchen businesses, but so far only one county — Riverside — has started issuing permits. As part of our California Dream collaboration, Capital Public Radio's Scott Rodd reports on the impact of the program, and why it's poised to expand.

Prop 187 & Artists: Muralist

Take Two hears from L.A. street artist and muralist Votan Henriquez about being a young adult in the high-charged time around Prop 187 and his artwork that was influenced by the proposition.

Votan Henriquez mural of Pete Wilson.
Votan Henriquez mural of Pete Wilson.
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