Kate Sequeira is the audience engagement editor for the Los Angeles Times early childhood education initiative. She previously covered Los Angeles Unified for EdSource and worked as a production specialist on The Times’ Reading by 9 literacy project. She also worked as a social media/web producer and general assignment reporter for inewsource. Sequeira grew up in San Diego and graduated from the University of Southern California.
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