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A student on his way to school walks past a Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) school, in Los Angeles, California on February 13, 2009. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has threatened to send layoff warnings to at least 20,000 state workers unless a budget agreement is reached Friday.  (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

LA Schools Reach Tentative Deal In Layoff Suit, May Hire More Teachers

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

04/08/2014

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Medical Managers In LA Prepare For An Influx Of Job Applicants In The Next Several Years

UCLA Extension’s Dr. Ric Zappala explains what’s being done to help prepare health care managers for a wave of job opportunities heading their way.

04/07/2014

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Teachers With Foreign Language Skills Can Earn Mucho Dinero In LA

UCLA Extension’s Stephane Antoine Muller says the educators that earn the most money in L.A. have mastered several different languages.

04/07/2014

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Academic Degree In Business Can Be A Valuable Ticket To A Rewarding Career In LA

Loyola Marymount University’s Dr. Patricia Martinez explains what’s being done locally to help make business graduates even more employable.

04/07/2014

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Criminal Justice Teachers Earn Well Above The National Average In LA

UCLA criminal law instructor Christopher Westhoff says anyone seeking a career in law enforcement will discover many good choices in Los Angeles.

03/31/2014

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Wireless Technology Connects LA Engineers To Rapid Job Growth

UCLA’s Babak Daneshrad says electrical engineers are having to re-wire their intellect to keep pace with wireless technology.

03/31/2014

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Hypnotherapy Is Helping LA Residents Improve Both Their Professional And Personal Lives

Most clinical psychologists in Los Angeles currently earn an annual salary nearing $90,000, slightly higher than the national norm.

03/31/2014

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Closing Arguments Conclude In Landmark Teacher Tenure Trial

Attorneys in a widely-watched trial calling into question tenure and other employment protections granted to teachers statewide presented their closing arguments Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2014

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Need For Special Educators Are On The Rise In LA

UCLA Extension’s Eric Latham says special education teachers in LA learn to become good communicators while experiencing cultural diversity.

03/24/2014

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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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