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Richard Vladovic to serve again as L.A. school board president
Richard Vladovic to serve again as L.A. school board president

The Los Angeles Board of Education selected Richard Vladovic on Tuesday for a second, one-year term as president. The vote of the school board, which selects its president, was 5 to 1. The president is selected annually by members of the school board and runs the meetings. Most of the duties are ceremonial, but the president chooses who serves on key subcommittees and sometimes can exert greater influence. In the past, there's been backroom intrigue and parliamentary maneuvering associated with the selection of the board president. Last year, L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy threatened, behind the scenes, to quit if Vladovic became president. He and his staff were unhappy with Vladovic'...

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