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Villaraigosa backs charter school bids, rips Cortines
06/25/10 | The Los Angeles Times

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Palace Revolt in Los Angeles?
Summer 2010 | Education Next

The mayor of Los Angeles has criticized the L.A. Unified school district for not allowing more charter organizations to take over low-performing district schools when the district considered bids last February. He has urged the district to give outside groups a fair chance in the next round. An article by Bruce Fuller that appears in the Summer 2010 issue of Ed describes the role Mayor Villaraigosa has played in school reform.

Last updated June 25, 2010