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Laptops, Other Valuables Stolen From 2 UCLA Students

Authorities say two UCLA students had laptops stolen, among other valuables, in hot prowl burglaries this week.

10/15/2014

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Flood Cleanup Keeping Team Out Of Pauley Pavilion

UCLA’s men’s basketball team has yet to practice in Pauley Pavilion, more than 2 1/2 months after the historic arena was flooded by a water main break near campus.

10/14/2014

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LAUSD Board Approves Plan To Fix Jefferson High’s Scheduling Problems

A $1.1 million plan aimed at fixing class-scheduling issues at Jefferson High School will be discussed by the Los Angeles Unified School District board Tuesday.

10/14/2014

Union officials say students staged the protest over a much-maligned LAUSD computer system. (Photo courtesy UTLA)

$1.1M Plan Considered For Class-Scheduling Problems At Jefferson High School

The Los Angeles Unified School District board will consider a $1.1 million plan aimed at resolving class-scheduling issues at Jefferson High school at their meeting Tuesday.

10/13/2014

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1,600 Young Students Without Classrooms As Asbestos Cleanups Continue

Three elementary schools in Huntington Beach have been shut down due to concerns of asbestos, leaving hundreds of parents to figure out where their children will be going to class in the weeks ahead.

10/10/2014

Union officials say students staged the protest over a much-maligned LAUSD computer system. (Photo courtesy UTLA)

LAUSD Officials, Administrators Discuss Jefferson High’s Class Scheduling Problems

Officials from the Los Angeles Unified School District met with administrators and teachers at Jefferson High School Thursday to discuss class-scheduling problems that prompted a judge to order immediate intervention from the state Department of Education.

10/09/2014

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CSU Administrators Spend Hundreds Of Thousands In Donated Money On Parties, Alcohol

CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldsten found hundreds of thousands of dollars, donated with the intention of supporting students’ educations and benefiting the schools, yet being spent by administrators on themselves.

10/07/2014

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Colton Teacher Arrested On Suspicion Of Heroin Possession

A 29-year-old middle school teacher accused of possessing heroin was arrested Tuesday at a Colton school on drug charges, authorities said.

10/07/2014

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USC Among Recipients Of Federal Innovation Grant

The University of Southern California is among 24 colleges and universities picked by the U.S. Education Department for a federal “First in the World” grant to foster innovation, officials said Tuesday.

09/30/2014

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Jefferson, Tibby Elementary Schools In Compton Named National Blue Ribbon Award Winners

Two Compton elementary schools were named Tuesday as winners of the National Blue Ribbon School Award by Education Secretary Arne Duncan.

09/30/2014

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LAUSD Wins $13 Million Grant To Expose Students To College

The Los Angeles Unified School District has won a $13 million federal grant to expose students from sixth grade and up to college.

09/24/2014

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Cal State To Hire Advocates For Sexual Assault Victims

The California State University system is planning to appoint independent victim’s advocates at its 23 campuses to work with students who have been sexually assaulted.

09/23/2014

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95 Percent Of California Seniors Pass High School Exit Exam

New data shows that the percentage of California seniors passing the high school exit exam required for graduation matched last year’s results.

09/19/2014

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District Investigates After 12-Year-Old Gets Novel With Sexual Passages From School Library

Parents were shocked when they discovered a novel with erotic dialogue was being checked out and read by their children in their middle school’s library.

09/17/2014

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Parents Voice Concern Over Lack Of Air Conditioning In Schools

Parents are voicing concern over an apparent lack of air condition in their children’s classrooms, as Southern California’s record heat wave continues.

09/17/2014

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