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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.

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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LA schools watched the eclipse — both indoors and outdoors

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"We're not going to take a risk," one Los Angeles school's principal said — of a child wearing faulty glasses, or of a child refusing to wear them.

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More LAUSD students finishing courses required for California colleges

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L.A. Unified requires students to finish all courses needed to enroll in a UC or CSU school. This year, more students finished — but not always with the best grades.

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'Massive charter expansion' doesn't interest new LAUSD board members

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Forget what you’ve heard: the Los Angeles Unified School Board's two newest members are not here to usher in a new golden era for charter schools.

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