Steve Barr

Future Is Now Schools

Guest

Founder of Future Is Now Schools; founder and former CEO of Green Dot Public Schools, which operates eight charter schools within the Los Angeles Unified School District, as well as two outside the LAUSD

Steve Barr on KCRW

“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.

Making L.A.: Education

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Test scores are in for  LA Unified ,  Green Dot  charter schools and Mayor Villaraigosa's  Partnership for Los Angeles  schools.

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