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KPCC's LAUSD candidate survey: Imelda Padilla

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| Imelda Padilla is running for the Los Angeles Unified School Board in the March 7 primary election. Padilla hopes to represent District 6.

KPCC's LAUSD candidate survey: Mónica García

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Mónica García is running for re-election to the Los Angeles Unified School Board in the March 7 primary election. García currently represents District 2.

How LA school board hopefuls answered KPCC's survey questions

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KPCC submitted a survey to all 13 L.A. Unified School Board candidates. We asked them seven questions on a range of issues. Here's how they responded.

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PTA asks pro-charter 'Parent Teacher Alliance' to drop name

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The Parent Teacher Alliance has already spent $550,000 on the L.A. Unified race. Leaders of the California Parent Teacher Association want them to find another name.

Outside money piling up early in LA school board race

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Could 2017 be the most expensive campaign to date for the Los Angeles Unified School Board? It's possible if the early pace of outside spending in the race keeps up.

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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.

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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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