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U.S. Education Secretary In LA To Highlight ‘Excellence In Education’

The nation’s top education official was in the Southland Wednesday as part of a White House schools initiative.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/19/2014

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Educational Replica Of Oval Office Jeopardized By Freeway Expansion

An Inland Empire replica of the Oval Office, which has played a part in educating hundreds of thousands of students, may face closure as the result of a freeway expansion.

03/17/2014

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Feds Approve California Switch To Computer-Based Standardized Testing For K-12

Federal education officials on Friday approved California’s plan to roll out new computer-based standardized tests this spring.

03/07/2014

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Parents Challenge Superintendent Over LAUSD’s Spending On iPads Over Teachers, Repairs

LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy received difficult questions Monday night from parents concerned about the district’s controversial plan to buy more iPads for students rather than investing in more teachers and school supplies.

03/03/2014

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Cleveland High Honores Educator After 40 Years Of Teaching, Mentoring Students

Cleveland High School honored a teacher who has inspired and mentored students for 40 years Tuesday as he proudly handed off the torch to a former pupil.

01/28/2014

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Students Sue Calif. Over Teacher Tenure, Seniority Policies

The advocacy group Students Matter filed a lawsuit on behalf of nine public school students against the state stating that the policies allow bad teacher to stay in the classroom.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/27/2014

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Jobs For Licensed Vocational Nurses In LA Expected To Expand

Kaiser Permanente’s Sandra Armas says pediatrics is a worthwhile medical field in Los Angeles that aspiring licensed vocational nurses should consider pursuing.

01/27/2014

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Why Sociology Remains An Ideal Course Of Study In LA

UCLA Extension’s Dr. Terri Anderson says sociology students in Los Angeles don’t need to become sociologists to benefit from their degrees.

01/27/2014

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What LA Business Management Students Need To Know For The Future

Loyola Marymount University’s Dr. Charles M. Vance says business management students can better prepare for their future by learning to expand their horizons.

01/27/2014

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Paralegals Now Seeing Justice On LA’s Job Front

Attorney David S. White says educated paralegals and legal assistants are finally reaping benefits from Los Angeles’ economic recovery.

01/20/2014

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Job Openings For Automotive Service Techs Are Accelerating In LA

Los Angeles Trade Technical College’s Jess Guerra says job opportunities for skilled automotive technicians are moving into fifth gear.

01/20/2014

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A Flourishing Sustainability Field Takes Root In LA

UCLA Extension’s Nurit Katz says the expanding field of sustainability is cultivating relevant job opportunities throughout Los Angeles.

01/20/2014

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Many Indie Artists In LA Mind Their Own Business

Performer and music composer Gary Stockdale says it’s now easier for self-employed entertainers to better manage their business interests.

01/13/2014

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Emergency Room Nursing Jobs Reaching Elevated Levels In LA

UCLA School of Nursing Assistant Dean Suzette Cardin explains which major credential emergency room nurses must have in Los Angeles.

01/13/2014

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LA Is Actively Seeking Cyber Security Experts

Information security veteran David Lam says schools and associations in LA are now preparing computer practitioners for a lucrative profession in the cybersecurity field.

01/13/2014

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