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LAUSD board backs proposal for stricter charter school laws

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| L.A. Unified School Board members' 4-3 vote again put them in the middle of the political tug-of-war between teachers union leaders and charter school advocates.

White parents still live near mostly white schools, study says

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White kids in the U.S.'s largest cities continue to have mostly-white neighbors — in large part because their parents want to send them to mostly-white schools.

Here's how LAUSD spends money intended for 'high-need' kids

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Per-pupil spending in high schools with high concentrations of needy students is going up. But in elementary and middle schools, spending lags behind.

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LA Unified alerts central office staff to possible cuts

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L.A. Unified school officials seem serious about slashing the district's central office budget by $86.5 million — a cut of roughly 25 percent.

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About that supposed $1 billion-plus LA Unified budget deficit…

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By 2018-19, L.A. Unified's budget will be in the red — but, according to new projections, perhaps not as far in the red as an ad from the last election suggested.

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What's behind record spending in LA school board primary

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The charter schools-versus-teachers union narrative has gotten so familiar in L.A. that it's easy to forget why the battle exists — and why it matters to families.

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How to campaign in a wide-open, low-turnout LAUSD board race

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It's hard to win historically low-turnout L.A. school board elections. But East Valley candidates face an added challenge: break out of a crowded field.

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Fact-checking LA's most negative school board race in years

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Outside money have come to dominate school board races in L.A. Unified. Now, more of those expenditures are going negative than ever before

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