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Lawmakers Approve $100 Million Boost For UC, CSU

Democratic lawmakers have approved legislation that would give the University of California and California State University systems a financial boost this year despite Gov. Jerry Brown’s opposition.

08/30/2014

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California Schools Chief To Appeal Tenure Ruling

California’s schools chief will seek an appeal of a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for teachers.

08/29/2014

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LAUSD Superintendent Scraps Controversial $1B iPad Program

Superintendent John Deasy sent a letter Monday to the Board of Education notifying them that he is ending his contract with Apple, according to the LA Times.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/26/2014

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Clinical Psychologist Discusses Warning Signs For Potentially Unstable Teens

While the concerns over student safety remain, CBS2’s Laurie Perez spoke with a specialist to learn the warning signs for teens who are potentially dangerous to themselves or others.

08/19/2014

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Judge Orders California To Teach English Learners

California was ordered to educate all children who don’t speak English after reports revealed a quarter of its school districts fail to meet that requirement, which is mandated by both the federal government and California itself.

08/13/2014

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LAUSD Students, Teachers Start 2014-2015 School Year

More than 650,000 students in the Los Angeles Unified School District returned to classrooms Tuesday, despite ongoing negotiations with the teachers union.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/12/2014

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California Debates ‘Yes Means Yes’ Sex Assault Law

Lawmakers in California are considering a first-in-the-nation measure that would require universities that receive public funds for student financial assistance to set a standard defining consensual sex.

08/10/2014

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Princeton Review Ranks UCSB No. 3 For Top Party Schools

UC Santa Barbara Monday was named the No. 3 party school in America, according to the Princeton Review.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/04/2014

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Crews, Officials Assess Damage After Broken Water Main Floods Parts Of UCLA

Parts of UCLA remained underwater after a nearly 100-year old water main break resulted in massive flooding on Tuesday afternoon, causing havoc across campus.

07/29/2014

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Redlands Family Owes $200K In Student Loans After Daughter’s Death

When 27-year-old Lisa Mason lost her battle with liver cancer in 2009, her three young children became the responsibility of her parents — along with a tremendous student loan debt.

07/29/2014

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LA Students Undergo ‘Baseline’ Tests To Measure Concussion Effects

As concerns grow over brain injuries in teenagers and their relation to team sports, a landmark program aims to increase sport safety.

07/22/2014

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Judge Rules California Teacher Tenure Laws Unconstitutional

Teachers’ unions suffered a major legal setback Tuesday after a Los Angeles judge ruled that state laws governing teacher tenure are unconstitutional.

06/10/2014

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LeVar Burton Launches Kickstarter Campaign To Bring Back ‘Reading Rainbow’

Reading Rainbow’s LeVar Burton has launched a kickstarter campaign to bring back the popular children’s learning show he once hosted.

CBS Los Angeles–05/28/2014

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School Board Cuts Pay To Superintendent Who Made $600K Salary In Struggling District

The Centinela Valley School District board came down on their heavily overpaid superintendent Tuesday, voting to cut off his pay and place him on administrative leave.

05/13/2014

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LA School Board Passes $25 Million Lawsuit Settlement

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

04/22/2014

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