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Marilyn Koziatek for LAUSD District 3

Marilyn Koziatek for LAUSD District 3

Phenomenal news! After endorsing us in the primary, the Los Angeles Daily News endorsed our general election campaign for school board!

About our campaign, the L.A. Daily News Editorial Board said:

"Now more than ever, the school board needs leaders who put the interests of students and parents first. ... Marilyn Koziatek will be a needed voice of sanity on a school board that badly needs it."

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Poll: Encouraging Poll Findings from Change Research

Poll Results Feature

A recent survey polled likely voters in Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education District 3, finding a wide open race. The data suggest that Marilyn Koziatek's background as a parent and education professional could propel her into the lead in this race.
    • After reading each candidate’s bio, voters in the district prefer Marilyn Koziatek by a 17 point margin overall, including a 26 point differential among parents. 
    • After learning more about Scott Schmerelson’s tenure as a member of the school board, voters choose Marilyn Koziatek by a 8 point margin, including a 6 point differential among Democrats and a 19 point differential among Independents.
    • After learning more about each candidates’ key issues, Marilyn Koziatek’s favorability goes up 37 points among college-educated women and 35 points among voters aged 18-34.


The full report is as follows:



Los Angeles Daily News Endorses Marilyn Koziatek for LAUSD school board in District 3

The Los Angeles Unified School District has problems. Enrollment is declining by some 14,000 students per year. Because funding for the district is tied to student attendance, declining enrollment has contributed to budget tensions.

View the article here.



Marilyn’s LA Daily News Op-Ed: LAUSD students need more localized decision-making

We are facing a learning and budget crisis that will require Los Angeles Unified to innovate and fundamentally change the way it delivers instruction and ensure students are learning.

View the article here.