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Where are all the Prop 47 savings? L.A. County has no idea

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April 6, 2016 L.A. Times Read the full article. The Los Angeles County auditor reported Tuesday that Proposition 47 has generated millions of dollars in cost savings, but the most significant part of his findings had to do with the county’s jarringly inadequate grasp of the basic numbers that describe and measure its workload. You

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Audit of LA County Prop. 47 Savings Shows $13.7 million Available for Investment in Prevention; Need for More Transparency and Better Tracking of Data

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For Immediate Release April 5, 2016 Contact: Sybil Grant Sybil@behr-communications.com 213-761-2968 Audit of LA County Prop. 47 Savings Shows $13.7 million Available for Investment in Prevention; Need for More Transparency and Better Tracking of Data LA Coalition for Safety and Justice Calls on Board of Supervisors to direct savings towards prevention in 2016-17 budget and

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Advocates point to severe shortage of early ed care in LA County

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Ed Source By Fermin Leal January 31, 2016 Read the full article. Los Angeles County faces a critical shortage of access to early childcare education that threatens to keep its neediest families in a cycle of poverty. That was the message championed by about 100 parents, educators, lawmakers and community activists who gathered at a

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