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Deasy: Teachers Delaying LAUSD Bid For $40M In Federal Grants

Officials with the Los Angeles Unified School District raced on Monday to meet a fast-approaching deadline to apply for up to $40 million in federal grants.


Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel participate in a forum about education in big cities at the Katzen Arts Center on the campus of American University March 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. Calling their municipalities 'city-states,' the mayors suppored the idea of individual school districts being able to compete with states for the $4.35 billion 'Race to the Top' grant program created by President Barack Obama.  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Villaraigosa Lobbies Feds To Allow LAUSD To Compete Directly For Funding

The mayor was in DC in the hopes of securing federal funding without having to compete with the state of California.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/02/2012


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