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KNX Radio: Ref Rodriguez is called on to resign from Board

Facing felony charges and more than two dozen criminal counts, Ref Rodriguez announced Tuesday that he is stepping down as president but will remain on the school board. UTLA President Alex Caputo-Pearl talks with KNX about how this decision is not reflective of a “kids first” agenda he and his colleagues trumpet so often.

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DACA School Board Rally Calls On Funding Need for Recipients

Educators, students, parents, and community members rallied at the Los Angeles Unified Board of Education after school on Tuesday, September 12, to testify to the devastating impact of the Trump administration’s rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and to raise awareness of the time-sensitive need for DACA renewal funds.

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Educator Saul Jimenez Speaks at DACA School Board Rally

Educators, students, parents, and community members rallied at the Los Angeles Unified Board of Education after school on Tuesday, September 12, to testify to the devastating impact of the Trump administration’s rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and to raise awareness of the time-sensitive need for DACA renewal funds.

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KMEX 34: Free Claudia Rueda Rally

News coverage is in Spanish. KMEX channel 34 interviews teachers and friends of Claudia Rueda. Border Patrol agents while outside her family’s home in Boyle Heights and taken to a facility near San Diego. Claudia’s detention has raised accusations of retaliation because of her activism in support of her mother, who was arrested in April by immigration officials.

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Telemundo 48: Free Claudia Rueda Rally

News coverage is in Spanish. Telemundo channel 48 interviews teachers and friends of Claudia Rueda. Border Patrol agents while outside her family’s home in Boyle Heights and taken to a facility near San Diego. Claudia’s detention has raised accusations of retaliation because of her activism in support of her mother, who was arrested in April by immigration officials.

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Bernie, the Billionaires, and the School Board

The pro-charter candidates in Tuesday’s Los Angeles election are backed by the Walton family, Michael Bloomberg, and Eli Broad. Their opponents are backed by Bernie Sanders, in the priciest school board race in U.S. history.