LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles school board refused to renew three charters for Magnolia Schools, a charter school system that has faced financial problems and questions about connections to Turkey's coup.

More than 200 parents, students and teachers sporting yellow Magnolia shirts or blue Celerity shirts protested outside the school district headquarters Tuesday evening and filled an overflow room as they waited for the district's decision in a special meeting that dragged on for more than four hours.

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