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Belmont: World’s Most Notorious High School

Incompetence, fraud, corruption: all factors in the extraordinary cost of building a single high school in Los Angeles. Learn from their mistakes to avoid a similar catastrophe in your school districts.

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Part I: Toxic High School

State Watchdog Fronts Toxic Site PR Campaign


The California Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC) has quietly begun a public relations campaign on behalf and in conjunction with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) in order to win public support for completing the controversial $1/2 billion dollar Belmont Learning Complex.

Will Belmont Ever Be Safe?


Major political powers continue to impact the Los Angeles Unified School District's half billion dollar Belmont Learning Center construction and reconstruction on top of the old Los Angeles Oil Field which began in 1990 and continues to this day.

Part II: School Finance Fraud

Duration: 4:02

A series of interviews that explain how the developers manipulated the District personnel to take advantage of their incompetence.

Part III: Dirty School Cover-up

Duration: 3:29

A series of interviews with investigators documenting the extent of the lies and fraud that were employed to hide the dangerous conditions on the site.

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