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July 11, 1995
A teacher and a principal were sworn in as the newest members of the Los Angeles Unified Board of Education on Monday, but it was one of the panel's two returning members who drew the most attention. Board member Jeff Horton, reelected in April after a bruising campaign against two conservative candidates, elicited gasps and applause from the audience when he began his second term by lashing out at prejudice.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 11, 1995
A teacher and a principal were sworn in as the newest members of the Los Angeles Unified Board of Education on Monday, but it was one of the panel's two returning members who drew the most attention. Board member Jeff Horton, reelected in April after a bruising campaign against two conservative candidates, elicited gasps and applause from the audience when he began his second term by lashing out at prejudice.
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June 7, 1995 | AMY PYLE, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
After holding a narrow lead in early returns, parent Lucia V. Rivera appeared to be losing some ground in her race for a seat on the Los Angeles Unified Board of Education to high school teacher David Tokofsky, although the race was still too close to call early Wednesday. If Rivera's sliver of a lead holds, she would bring a majority of administrator-backed members to the board for the first time in recent years. But neither candidate was ready to profess victory or concede defeat.
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June 7, 1995 | AMY PYLE, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
After holding a narrow lead in early returns, parent Lucia V. Rivera appeared to be losing some ground in her race for a seat on the Los Angeles Unified Board of Education to high school teacher David Tokofsky, although the race was still too close to call early Wednesday. If Rivera's sliver of a lead holds, she would bring a majority of administrator-backed members to the board for the first time in recent years. But neither candidate was ready to profess victory or concede defeat.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 3, 2004
The Los Angeles Unified Board of Education approved locations for two new elementary schools in central Los Angeles on Tuesday. Board President Jose Huizar said the district must finish design work before it begins the process of buying the properties. The first site is near Washington Boulevard and Budlong Avenue. The second site is at 32nd Street and Maple Avenue.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 4, 1991
The Los Angeles Unified Board of Education on Monday approved the establishment of two $10,000 rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the people responsible for vandalizing two schools last month. Two men, ages 19 and 21, were arrested late Friday in connection with a break-in and fire that caused $300,000 damage to Mt. Gleason Junior High.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 11, 1995
Advocates for breaking away from the Los Angeles Unified School District will hold a community forum in South-Central Los Angeles today. Considered an early test of the viability of an inner-city school district drive, the meeting will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Masjid Omar Ibn Al Khattab. The mosque is at 1025 W. Exposition Blvd. near the University of Southern California.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 29, 2007 | Joel Rubin, Times Staff Writer
The Los Angeles Unified Board of Education on Thursday approved a $6.2-billion general fund budget for the coming school year. The unanimous vote came after the seven board members peppered Supt. David L. Brewer and other school district officials with questions and concerns during lengthy debate that spanned two meetings this week.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 23, 1995
Despite previously vowing to stay out of the race, Supervisor Gloria Molina on Wednesday endorsed Lucia Rivera for the Los Angeles Unified Board of Education. In backing Rivera in the 5th District race, Molina formed a rare political alliance with City Councilman Richard Alatorre, who was among the first to endorse the Eagle Rock High School parent volunteer.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 21, 1989
Georgiana Hardy was a true leader and a great lady. She had a sense of world community. Her firm belief that students in the public schools should be exposed to transnational interests and values led her to encourage an awareness of the United Nations and its goals during her long and committed service as a member of the Los Angeles Unified District Board of Education. Thousands of students and teachers have benefited from this vitally important and refreshing opportunity. The officers and directors of the United Nations Assn.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 27, 2007 | Joel Rubin, Times Staff Writer
Given the task of closing a gaping budget shortfall for the coming school year, Los Angeles schools Supt. David Brewer has angered leaders of after-school youth groups with his proposal that the groups pay to use school district athletic fields and other facilities. Brewer included the so-called pay to play proposal among many cost-saving measures aimed at closing a $95-million shortfall in the $6.
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