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Tenacious change agent makes improving L.A. Unified his mission

Tenacious change agent makes improving L.A. Unified his mission

"He could be a burr in your saddle," says former L.A. Unified Supt. Roy Romer. "But generally he was there when I needed him to help get the job done."

"I don't always agree with Scott, and sometimes I vigorously disagree with him," says school board President Steve Zimmer. "But I always want to know what he's thinking, and if I've done something wrong in his eyes, I'm interested in that criticism."

Both men are talking about Scott Folsom.

Chances are you've never heard of him, and neither have hundreds of thousands of students who have benefited from Folsom's two decades of unpaid public service.

He's been a local and...

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