Monica Garcia

President of the Board of Education, Los Angeles Unified School District

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Monica Garcia on KCRW

What to do with the LAUSD police department? The Los Angeles school board found themselves deeply divided over that issue when they met on Tuesday.

School board disagrees over whether LAUSD needs its own police force

What to do with the LAUSD police department? The Los Angeles school board found themselves deeply divided over that issue when they met on Tuesday.

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Mayor Villaraigosa says the LA Unified School District has delivered " a terrible blow to reform ."

Does LA Unified Really Want School Reform?

Mayor Villaraigosa says the LA Unified School District has delivered " a terrible blow to reform ."

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Former admiral David Brewer is now the  former Superintendent  of Los Angeles Schools.  Last week, Brewer said he'd step down before the end of the year.  Today, the elected School…

Ramon Cortines Named Superintendent of LA Schools

Former admiral David Brewer is now the former Superintendent of Los Angeles Schools.  Last week, Brewer said he'd step down before the end of the year.  Today, the elected School…

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