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Scott Folsom

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Parent and Past President of the Los Angeles County Parent-Teacher Association; blogger on education at 4LAKids.blogspot.com

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New York City Mayor Michael  Bloomberg has contributed $1 million  to three candidates for the Los Angeles Unified School Board.

Big Money Floods LA School Board Race

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has contributed $1 million to three candidates for the Los Angeles Unified School Board.

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