It's the first day of school for LA Unified, and Superintendent John Deasy compares the magnitude of anticipated changes to compulsory attendance or desegregation. Are teachers ready for the "Common Core" curriculum, iPads and new graduation requirements? We hear about the first school I LA Unified transformed by the "Parent Trigger" law. Also, who's in charge of contract negotiations with workers at LA's Department of Water and Power: new Mayor Eric Garcetti or the City Council? Will the public have any input?
On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, one of America's most influential newspapers will now be owned by a pioneer in the industry that almost destroyed it. Did Amazon founder Jeff Bezos buy the Washington Post for public service, political influence or something else? How will he and other digital tycoons impact the future of journalism?
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