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LAUSD Board President Monica Garcia Announces City Council …

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Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education President Monica Garcia announced Monday that she plans to seek the City Council seat to be vacated by Jose Huizar in 2020. Garciahas served …

 

School board member Monica Garcia launches bid for Huizar seat on …

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Feb 25, 2019 – School board member Monica Garcia launches bid for Huizar seat on L.A. City Council. School board President Monica Garcia, pictured in ...

 

LAUSD Board President Monica Garcia announces City Council bid …

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Feb 26, 2019 – LAUSD Board President Monica Garcia announces City Council bid … LAUSD Board member Monica Garcia speaks to the media as parents of …

 

Monica Garcia Speaks to L.A. Taco on Developer Money in Council …

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Mar 1, 2019 – Two heavy hitters from L.A.’s Eastside are officially going head-to-head in a contest to replace Jose Huizar on the City Council and represent …

 

Monica Garcia Enters 14th District City Council Race | News …

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Mar 4, 2019 – DTLA-Voters won’t go to the polls for another year, but the race to replace 14th District City Councilman José Huizar is heating up, with a new, …

 

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Can all of LA’s public school students be college-ready by 2023? LA Unified leaders seek to ‘Close the Gap’

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Jun 13, 2018 –“We’re raising the bar, being aspirational, and believing on what we can do,” said board President Mónica García, who co-authored the resolution…




LAUSD Agrees to Policy Allowing Access to College Prep Courses for all Students

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Jun 11, 2015 -”Our community’s demand is loud and clear: A-G is the path to graduation in LAUSD. We believe our children are capable of achieving their potential and that every child, with the proper academic support, can become a college and career ready LAUSD graduate,” said García. “We continue to move forward towards 100 percent graduation.”

 

LAUSD’s restorative justice efforts win White House applause

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Jul 23, 2015 – The conference literature pointed in particular to LA Unified’s School Climate Bill of Rights, a 2013 resolution authored by García that ended “willful defiance” suspensions, which was a zero-tolerance approach that had led to skyrocketing suspension and expulsion rates, particularly among African American students.

 

“There was engagement, there was openness,” García told LA School Report today. “There was a starting of the sense of capacity building and learning, and there was a lot of gratitude to President Obama, who has been a leader of focusing on the civil rights of students and the need to have quality education everywhere.”

 

LAUSD board to vote on tougher graduation requirements, ways to improve lowest-performing schools

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Jun 11, 2018 – García said this resolution will help schools hit higher expectations by allowing school leaders to make their own choices to improve their schools. “We have to let schools’ leadership make choices about how to best address those issues.”

 

L.A.’s school board president wants every district graduate to be eligible for a four-year public university by 2023

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Jun 7, 2018 –“The resolution calls for schools to develop spending plans that would allow even the lowest-performing students to achieve rigorous academic standards.”

 

New LAUSD program makes breakfast a priority

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“We said one hundred percent graduation and we meant it,” Garcia said. “Breakfast in the classroom helps kids get to graduation. Breakfast in the classroom help our employees maximize the service for our young people.”

 

Two Ears and One Loud Voice for Change: Monica Garcia’s Decade of Fighting for Justice at LAUSD

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Mar 2, 2017 – “What defines Monica Garcia isn’t her voice, it’s her ear. Monica listens. She’ll tell you if something will work or how to make it work. If an idea won’t work, she’s not afraid to tell you.”

 

GO East LA leaders present kindergarten students with acceptance certificates to East Los Angeles College and Cal State L.A

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“We congratulate our seniors receiving college acceptance letters. During this exciting time, our GO East LA partners have a very special message for our class of 2027 and their families,” García said. “You are accepted and expected at East L.A. College and Cal State L.A. in 2027 as long as we work together to meet those requirements.” She added, “We are clear in purpose and intention: We want 100 percent of our youth to know we are ready to support their path to be college ready and career prepared. When our families work together with our schools and colleges, we all succeed. Great Outcomes for East L.A. begins right here, right now!”

 

LAUSD is making it harder for immigration officials to enter schools

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May 9, 2017 – The Los Angeles school board on Tuesday unanimously approved a set of policies that board members said would provide families with a higher level of protection from federal immigration raids.

 

L.A. Unified dishes out health benefits

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Aug 31, 2007 – “We can be leaders in national healthcare,” including pressing for universal coverage, Garcia said. “Health benefits for cafeteria workers will help this district gain its own health.”