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Discontent in reassignment

Photo courtesy of Kerry Madden.

Parents and some children protested in front of Echo Park's Betty Plasencia school today as LAUSD officials met to discuss the reassignment of a beloved longtime teacher, Kiffen Madden Lunsford, by the school's new principal, Julie Gonzalez. It was the second week of demonstrations that some say were fueled when dispute arbiters failed to show up for hearings. By the end of the day the school had announced Madden Lunsford would not be allowed to keep his position at Plasencia.

The Eastsider reports, here.

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