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USC's Department of Public Safety officer secure the crime scene after four people were shot including one in critical condition during a Halloween party at the Tutor Campus Center on November 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The university issued an alert to students and staff that the police were investigating an incident and requested the campus be shut down while encouraging others to stay away from the area to further notice. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Report: Pair Of Calif. Colleges Failed To Report 37 Sexual Assaults, Other Crimes

A bill that would require colleges to report sexual assaults, hate crimes and other violent campus crimes to local law enforcement was unanimously passed Tuesday by a legislative committee.

04/22/2014

Neel Kashkari, acting interim assistant secretary for financial stabilization at the Treasury Department, testifies before the House Domestic Policy Subcommittee during a hearing on Capitol Hill March 11, 2009 in Washington, DC. Kashkari answered questions about the TARP, or Troubled Asset Relief Program, and heard complaints from both Republicans and Democrats that few people know where exactly the money is being spent. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Calif. Gubernatorial GOP Candidate Kashkari Releases Education Policy Overview

Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari on Tuesday proposed scrapping California’s complex education code, sending state money directly to individual schools rather than their districts, and offering state-funded scholarships to certain college students in exchange for a share of their future earnings.

04/22/2014

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More Latino Than White Students Admitted To UC

More Latino than white students in California have been offered admission to the state’s premier public universities for the first time, officials said Friday, a milestone that reflects the diverse racial makeup of a state where Latino children represent a majority of students in public schools.

04/18/2014

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Superintendent Earns $1M Insurance Policy On School District’s Tab In Addition To Inflated Salary

A local school district is facing scrutiny once more after the board had paid for a whole-life insurance policy on its now-suspended superintendent, whose lavish salary was already inflated.

04/14/2014

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Superintendent Placed On Administrative Leave Over Allegations Of Over-Compensation

A local school’s superintendent’s inflated salary and reported over-compensation was the subject of a closed-door meeting on Wednesday night.

04/09/2014

A student on his way to school walks past a Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) school, in Los Angeles, California on February 13, 2009. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has threatened to send layoff warnings to at least 20,000 state workers unless a budget agreement is reached Friday.  (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

LA Schools Reach Tentative Deal In Layoff Suit, May Hire More Teachers

The Los Angeles Unified School District may settle a lawsuit over teacher layoffs by spending $25 million to hire more staff for dozens of struggling schools.

04/08/2014

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El Camino Real Charter High School Wins Calif. Academic Decathlon

The Academic Decathlon team from El Camino Real High School Sunday was named winner of this year’s California championship.

03/23/2014

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Educational Replica Of Oval Office Jeopardized By Freeway Expansion

An Inland Empire replica of the Oval Office, which has played a part in educating hundreds of thousands of students, may face closure as the result of a freeway expansion.

03/17/2014

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USC Receives $6.6M Gift For Japanese Study Center

A Buddhist order has donated $6.6 million to the University of Southern California to promote the study of Japanese religions and culture at the university.

03/15/2014

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Survey: Caltech, UCLA Among Top 10 Global University Brands

Four California universities are among the top 10 most powerful global university brands in the world, according to the world’s top scholars surveyed by the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings.

03/06/2014

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SAT Test To Undergo Sweeping Revisions

Essay optional. No penalties for wrong answers. The SAT college entrance exam is undergoing sweeping revisions.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/06/2014

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Parents Challenge Superintendent Over LAUSD’s Spending On iPads Over Teachers, Repairs

LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy received difficult questions Monday night from parents concerned about the district’s controversial plan to buy more iPads for students rather than investing in more teachers and school supplies.

03/03/2014

Peter Christopher Gomez, 47, of La Habra was arrested on Feb. 21, 2014 on suspicion of sexual assault.(credit: Los Angeles Police Department)

Drama Teacher, 47, Arrested On Suspicion Of Sex Assault

A high school drama teacher was arrested Friday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a minor, authorities said.

02/21/2014

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Reality Star Omarosa Manigault Running For LAUSD Board Seat

Omorosa Manigualt, a reality star best known for her appearance on “The Apprentice,” has filed paperwork to run for the LAUSD Board of Education, according to the Los Angeles City Clerk’s office.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/18/2014

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UC Irvine Chancellor Stepping Down To Become Ohio State University President

UC Irvine Chancellor Michael Drake is quitting to take the top job at Ohio State University, UC President Janet Napolitano announced Thursday.

01/30/2014