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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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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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