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Under current rules, at least two-thirds of LAUSD tenth graders are not on track to graduate in 2017.

LAUSD Considers Lowering Student Standards

Under current rules, at least two-thirds of LAUSD tenth graders are not on track to graduate in 2017.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There’s an election on Tuesday, in case you didn’t know. And believe it or not, races for L.A.

Money Pours into Tuesday's School Board Race

There’s an election on Tuesday, in case you didn’t know. And believe it or not, races for L.A.

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Angelenos hopefully know there’s an election next week.

Outside Money in Local Elections

Angelenos hopefully know there’s an election next week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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