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Los Angeles County, CA March 6, 2007 Election
Board Member; Los Angeles Unified School District; District 5 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Final Results as of March 24

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Yolie Flores Aguilar Click here for more information about this candidate 13,808 votes 64.2%

  • Occupation: Children's Advocacy Director
  • Master in Social Welfare, UCLA
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Redlands
  • CEO, LA County Children's Planning Council
  • LA County Board of Education (1995-2000)
  • Annie E. Casey Foundation, Fellow
  • Outstanding Service to Children Award (Alliance for Children's Rights)
  • Increase graduation rates and access to higher education or a career
  • Increase parent engagement
  • Decrease class size, build smaller schools, and make schools centers of community
Bennett S. Kayser Click here for more information about this candidate 7,712 votes 35.8%
  • Occupation: Teacher
  • Commissioner, Elected Los Angeles Charter Reform Commission
  • Director, Pasadena USD Information Technology Department
  • Executive Director, So Calif Renal Disease Council
  • Administrator, Kidney Dialysus program, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
  • Culture of Quality
  • Reduced Class Size
  • Reduction of bureaucratic waste

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  Official Information

Los Angeles Unified School District

Understanding School Board Meetings

Map of LAUSD District 5
Candidate Videos

Aguilar: video; transcript

Kayser: video; transcript
District Statistics

Campaign Finance Data

L.A. City Ethics Commission
News and Analysis

KCRW's "Which Way L.A." with Warren Olney

  • The Politics of Education - 2/21/07 (click on 'listen' or 'podcast')
    Discussion of Measure L with L.A. City Councilmember Jose Huizar and LAUSD Boardmember David Tokofsky; followed by an overview of the LAUSD Board candidates with Howard Blume of the L.A. Times.
Los Feliz Ledger
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