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By LA School Report | June 3, 2014
To campaign or not? Tactics vary in LAUSD school board race
Not all of the seven candidates vying for the vacant seat on the Los Angeles Unified school board are turning up the heat as the special election on June 3 heads to the finish line. To reach voters in South LA’s District 1, which as been without a board member since Marguerite LaMotte died in December, four...
By LA School Report | May 19, 2014
Manigault has celebrity power, but is it enough in District 1?
Fourth in a series of profiles of candidates for LA Unified’s open District 1 board seat. *UPDATED While she may be best known for her TV appearances on Celebrity Apprentice, Omarosa Manigault is relying more on her business and technological know-how to persuade voters she’s worthy of serving as the LA Unified District 1 Board...
By Yana Gracile | May 6, 2014
‘Marilyn V’ joining District 1 board race as a write-in candidate
An LA Unified District 1 resident who failed to meet the initial filing deadline for the district’s open board seat has announced that she is running as a write-in candidate. Marilyn Veincentotzs said on Twitter that she is running under the name “Marilyn V.” Describing herself as “semi-retired,” Viencentotzes spent 20 years as long-term substitute...
By LA School Report | May 6, 2014
Hendy-Newbill bringing a coach’s perspective to board race
Second in a series of profiles of candidates for the LA Unified’s open District 1 board seat. As a teacher, basketball coach and wife of a former NBA player, Sherlett Hendy-Newbill knows the value of teamwork, discipline and dedication. It’s those attributes she is promising to bring to the LA Unified school board if she...
By Yana Gracile | April 28, 2014