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Once centered in Hollywood, the LA School Board-s District 3 has been redrawn to be entirely in the San Fernando Valley. School Board President Caprice Young is the incumbent, running for re-election against retired teacher Jon Lauritzen. Young is supported by the Coalition for Kids, led by former Mayor Richard Riordan and billionaire Eli Broad. Lauritzen is backed by the United Teachers union. The candidates have each received more that $600,000 from their respective backers. We hear from Young and Lauritzen about class size, academic accountability, teacher morale, school safety, breakup of the district, and an election that will help decide who-s running the nation-s second largest school district.
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NASA/Columbia Space Shuttle

Los Angeles School Board

LA School Board, 3rd District

United Teachers Los Angeles

Producers:
Frances Anderton

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