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Steve Zimmer

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President of the Los Angeles Unified School Board, he represents District 4 (Hollywood, West Hollywood, the Westside and the West San Fernando Valley); former teacher at Marshall High School (17 years)

Steve Zimmer on KCRW

A school board race in West LA is on track to be the most expensive school board race in the nation. More than $5 million has been poured into the contest. Most of it is outside money.

Melvoin v. Zimmer for LA School Board District 4

A school board race in West LA is on track to be the most expensive school board race in the nation. More than $5 million has been poured into the contest. Most of it is outside money.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The non-profit group “Great Public Schools Now” released a 16-page draft plan this week outlining a mission to support public schools in many forms.

Private Money, Public Schools

The non-profit group “Great Public Schools Now” released a 16-page draft plan this week outlining a mission to support public schools in many forms.

from Olney in L.A.

One day after the LAUSD closed more than 900 schools, parents, teachers and officials are wondering, what happened? And what’s next?

Following Up on the LAUSD Closure

One day after the LAUSD closed more than 900 schools, parents, teachers and officials are wondering, what happened? And what’s next?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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