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San Bernardino Family Demands Action After Teacher Uses Racial Slur In Class

A teacher is on administrative leave after she used a racial slur in her classroom.

09/15/2014

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LAUSD Meets To Discuss Problematic MISIS Computer Tracking System

The LAUSD board met Tuesday over the district’s heavily-criticized computer tracking system, with the teacher’s union starting to speak out.

09/09/2014

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UCLA Edges Out USC In New U.S. News & World Report Rankings

It’s no longer a tie! UCLA has edged out USC in the latest rankings of America’s best universities, according U.S. News & World Report.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/09/2014

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School In Aliso Viejo Receives Safety Threat Over Email

St. Mary of All Angels, a school in Aliso Viejo, who was on the receiving end of an emailed-in threat Monday.

09/08/2014

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El Monte Boys And Girls Club Closed Due To Alleged Mexican Mafia Drug Activity

The Board of Directors voted to close a Boys and Girls Club in El Monte after a DEA indictment claims the club was a center where potential Mexican Mafia gang members openly held meetings and sold drugs.

09/01/2014

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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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