McKenna, leading in school board race, won’t commit on Deasy
*UPDATED With three weeks to go before the election, George McKenna, a leading candidate for the LA Unified school board representing south LA, is refusing to clarify whether he supports John Deasy, the district’s current superintendent. McKenna’s unwillingness to provide a clear answer comes at an important time for the school district, the second-largest in...
By Jamie Alter Lynton | May 16, 2014
School Board Candidate McFrazier wants focus on students needs
Sixth in a series of profiles of candidates for the LA Unified’s open District 1 board seat. Community and union activist Hattie McFrazier, one of seven candidates on the ballot for LAUSD’s District 1 board seat, has worked in LA Unified for more than 30 years, giving her what she believes is a firm grasp...
By Yana Gracile | May 13, 2014