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No 200-day school year for Los Angeles, after all

Los Angeles Unified’s board members on Tuesday approved a 180-day school year for 2014-15, postponing for at least a year member Mónica García’s proposal to extend the school year to 200 days.

“Extending the school year was not discussed at yesterday’s meeting,” said Daryl Strickland, a spokesman for the district.

The vote for the 180-day school year was 5-1, with member Mónica Ratliff dissenting.

The idea of a longer school year in the future is still on the table, “just not for next year,” said Lizette Patrón communications deputy for García.

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