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May 10, 1990
Dividing the Los Angeles Unified School District into at least eight and as many as 49 smaller districts will improve academic performance and reduce the number of dropouts, according to a report issued Wednesday by a task force formed to study ways to break up the district.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 10, 1990
Dividing the Los Angeles Unified School District into at least eight and as many as 49 smaller districts will improve academic performance and reduce the number of dropouts, according to a report issued Wednesday by a task force formed to study ways to break up the district.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 4, 1989
Assemblywoman Marian W. La Follette said she will privately create a plan to break up the Los Angeles school district that she hopes to present to voters. Her strategy would bypass the state Legislature, where she has repeatedly been stymied on the issue. La Follette (R-Northridge) announced that she has created a five-member panel that will hold hearings in the summer and fall on how to accomplish the breakup.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 3, 1990
The column by Helen Bernstein, president of the United Teachers of Los Angeles, and Richard Riordan, co-chairman of Kids First ("Don't Atomize the School District," Commentary, Oct. 17), is a sad apology for a district that is out of touch and out of control. Their call for a revolution is nothing more than the Establishment stalling for time. As chairwoman of the Los Angeles Task Force for Better Education and a former Los Angeles Unified School District leader, I have witnessed a system in constant and rapid decline.
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December 5, 1989 | SAM ENRIQUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Allowing parents to choose their children's schools has improved academic performance and reduced the number of dropouts, a Northern California school superintendent told a hearing Monday into the possibility of breaking up the giant Los Angeles Unified School District. Walter L.
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October 4, 1989 | SAM ENRIQUEZ, Times Staff Writer
Assemblywoman Marian W. La Follette continued her longtime campaign to sever the San Fernando Valley from the Los Angeles Unified School District during a hearing Tuesday in Van Nuys before an advisory committee that she created. La Follette (R-Northridge), whose attempts in past years to break up the massive school district have died in legislative committees, is hoping that the state Board of Education will put the issue before voters in 1991, said Robert Wilcox, an aide.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 3, 1989 | RICHARD LEE COLVIN, Times Staff Writer
Assemblywoman Marian W. La Follette said Wednesday she will privately create a plan to break up the Los Angeles school district, which she hopes to present to local voters. Her strategy would bypass the state Legislature, where she has repeatedly been stymied on the issue. La Follette (R-Northridge) announced that she has created a five-member panel that will hold hearings in the summer and fall on how to accomplish the breakup.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 10, 1990 | SAM ENRIQUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dividing the Los Angeles Unified School District into at least eight and as many as 49 smaller districts will improve academic performance and reduce the number of dropouts, according to a report issued Wednesday by a task force formed to study ways to break up the district. The report shows that the present 610,000-student district is "incapable of addressing the legitimate education needs of Los Angeles-area students," said Assemblywoman Marian W.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 28, 1990
Overview Nine candidates crowd the primary slate in the 38th Assembly District, vying to fill the seat held by retiring Assemblywoman Marian W. La Follette (R-Northridge). On the GOP side, Paula Boland, backed by Los Angeles City Councilman Hal Bernson, Assemblywoman Cathie Wright (R-Simi Valley) and former Rep. Bobbie Fiedler (R-Northridge), faces stiff competition from Rob Wilcox, a longtime aide to La Follette who has her support and that of major law enforcement officials.
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