Popular LAUSD Teacher's Suspension Sparks Outcry

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Rafe Esquith has been called "the most famous teacher in the world." Why has LA Unified pulled him out of the classroom? Esquith says he made a joke that was misunderstood, but the District will only say there are "more serious issues." Is it a case of over-reaction because of past embarrassments the District is trying to live down?

Also, the LA City Council has passed a crackdown on street encampments that opponents call criminalizing the homeless. We ask Councilman Gil Cedillo why he cast the only dissenting vote.

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Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Jenny Hamel