Making L.A.: Education

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“Sprawling” might be the word most used to describe Los Angeles. The city has a school system to match. There are more than 900 schools in the L.A. Unified School District and more than 600,000 students. Los Angeles also has more charter schools than any district in the country. Some say that’s bad news—that it’s a threat to the public school system in the long run. Others say they offer a much-needed alternative. Either way, there’s no doubt charters have changed public education here in L.A. On today’s installment of our Making L.A. series: Education.

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Photo: Clotee Allochuku

Credits

Guests:
Steve Barr - Future Is Now Schools - @SteveBarrLA, Joshua Pechthalt - California Federation of Teachers - @CFTUnion

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Ryan Kailath