LAUSD Shifts Gears on Belmont & Other New Schools

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The Ambassador Hotel is now the property of the LA Unified School District and Belmont Learning Center has a new lease on life with three bidders saying they can make it safe from toxic contamination. Those are just two of the 85 schools planned to house 200,000 new students in the next six years. Many of the others will require uprooting families and moving them to new homes. We talk to LA's School Superintendent, who wants to build new schools, and the head of the watchdog committee that oversees bond money. Can they agree on how to spend 2.4 billion dollars in the next six years?
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UCLA's Anderson Forecast

The Center for Law and the Public Interest

Los Angeles Unified School District

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Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producer:
Frances Anderton