Crenshaw High School

LAUSD officials won't say why music teacher Iris Stevenson, who has been a fixture at Crenshaw High since 1985, isn't being allowed to teach. (Photo credit: Vanity Brown)

‘Teacher Jail’ Under Fire As Crenshaw High Alum Rally Around Music Teacher

Teachers’ union officials were calling Friday for the Los Angeles school officials to end a controversial practice involving teachers who can’t be fired under union rules.


LAUSD officials won't say why music teacher Iris Stevenson, who has been a fixture at Crenshaw High since 1985, isn't being allowed to teach. (Photo credit: Vanity Brown)

Former Students Rally Around Beloved Crenshaw Teacher Banned From The Classroom

Iris Stevenson, a fixture at the school since 1985, hasn’t been allowed in the classroom since December for unknown reasons.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2014

John Deasy (credit: Krista Kennell/AFP/Getty Images)

LA Unified’s Teachers Union Accuses Superintendent Of Retaliating Against Instructors Who Speak Out

A dozen Los Angeles Unified School District teachers claim they lost their jobs or were forced to change schools after speaking out about problems on campus.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/05/2013

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Crenshaw High School Hosts Trayvon Martin Dedication For MLK Jr. Anniversary

High school students, teachers and political officials hosted Tuesday a Garden Beautification, Trayvon Martin Memorial Dedication and march.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/27/2013

Terry Laffitte was shot and killed by Sheriff's deputies last week. (credit: the Laffitte family)

Crenshaw High Students To Protest Deadly-Officer Involved Shooting

Students at Crenshaw High School are planning to protest the fatal shooting of a classmate’s father who died after he was struck by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies on May 18.


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Community Protests LAUSD’s Plan To Convert Crenshaw High Into Magnet School

The Los Angeles Unified school board has approved the drastic overhaul of one of the state’s lowest performing high schools, a plan that will require teachers to reapply for their jobs.


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Suspect In USC Shootings Charged With 4 Counts Of Attempted Murder

A man suspected of shooting four people on the USC campus last week has been charged with four counts of attempted murder.


A Crenshaw High teacher has resigned amidst possible sex scandal. (credit: CBS)

Crenshaw High School Teacher Resigns Amidst Possible Sex Scandal

A Crenshaw High School teacher has reportedly resigned amidst a police investigation, authorities said Wednesday.


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Dodgers Somehow End Up ‘Losing’ At Trading Deadline

Really there are three ways you can go at Major League Baseball’s non-waiver trading deadline, you can trade your minor league prospects to improve your team for the playoff stretch (Cleveland), you can acquire minor league talent to build for the future (Seattle) or you can do nothing (Angels).


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Promising Crenshaw Football Player Convicted Of Murdering South LA Mother

A promising athlete has been convicted of murdering the South Los Angeles mother of a girl set to testify against him in a robbery case. Two previous trials ended with hung juries.


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31 Crenshaw High Students Traveling To China On Cultural Exchange Trip

Thirty-one students from Crenshaw High School are making the trip to China Thursday as part of a cultural exchange, and for many, it’s their first trip out of California.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/14/2011

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LAPD Officer Injured In Leimert Park Fireworks Explosion

Los Angeles police say an officer was slightly injured when illegal, fuseless firecrackers exploded as he investigated a stolen car.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/08/2011