Final Results: LAUSD School Board Race
By Jamie Alter Lynton | March 4, 2015
JUST IN: LAUSD election results 57% reporting
By LA School Report | March 4, 2015
Few endorsements? Little money? No problem, says Lydia Gutierrez
This is the next in a series of profiles on candidates running in the March 3 primary for the LA Unified school board. Today’s focus is Lydia Gutierrez, a candidate for the District 7 seat. Although she has no major endorsements and little campaign money, Lydia Gutierrez is expecting to make a big splash in LA...
By Craig Clough | January 27, 2015
Kayser cancels participation in two District 5 candidate debates
The debating season kicks off tomorrow night with the first of several scheduled candidate forums for those running in the three contested LA United board districts. But it’s starting with a buzzkill. After committing to appear, board member Bennett Kayser has withdrawn from the first of the District 5 debates, scheduled at the Goodwill Community Enrichment...
By LA School Report | January 27, 2015
For Badger, the campaign to win an LAUSD board seat is personal
This is the next in a series of profiles on candidates running in the March 3 primary for the LA Unified school board. Today’s focus is Elizabeth Badger, a candidate for the District 3 seat. For Elizabeth Badger the race for LA Unified’s School Board District 3 seat is personal. “I’m angry and fed...
By Vanessa Romo | January 26, 2015
Analysis: New contract for LA teachers seems a long way off
How long have they been at it now, four, five six months? Whatever it is, negotiators for LA Unified and the teachers union, UTLA, appear as close to agreement on a new labor contract as they were when bargaining began. Maybe they are inching forward on some issues. But the fact remains, teachers are still...
By Michael Janofsky | January 26, 2015
Vladovic files campaign finance complaint against challenger
LA Unified school board President Richard Vladovic’s campaign today filed an ethics complaint against one of his challengers in the school board race for District 7. Vladovic’s complaint to the City Ethics Commission charges Euna Anderson with failing to report campaign contributions in a timely fashion, in compliance with the California Political Reform Act. A section of the...
By Craig Clough | January 20, 2015
Rodriguez, seeking an LAUSD seat as more than a ‘charter guy’
This is the next in a series of profiles on candidates running in the March 3 primary for the LA Unified school board. Today’s focus is Refugio Rodriguez, a candidate for the District 5 seat. What do you say to a man who founded a chain of charter schools but insists he doesn’t want to...
By Vanessa Romo | January 20, 2015
Upcoming debates signal LAUSD school board election in full swing
The March 3 LA Unified school board election is fast approaching, and a series of upcoming debates is set to kick things into high gear. So far, five debates have been scheduled, with one late this month and the others following in February. The United Way is sponsoring four debates for the three seats that are...
By Craig Clough | January 14, 2015
Ballot order set for 2015 LAUSD board candidate races
* UPDATED The City Clerk’s office today completed verification of petitions to qualify for the March primary in LA Unified’s four school board races. After a random draw of letters, the ballot order is now set for how candidate names will appear. Here’s the way they will be listed: District 1 George McKenna, incumbent (No...
By LA School Report | December 12, 2014