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USC, Occidental Under Investigation For Handling Of Sexual Abuse Complaints

USC and Occidental College were named among 55 colleges and universities currently under investigation, federal officials announced Thursday.

05/01/2014

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Calif. Bill Calls For Enhanced School Lessons On Significance Of Obama’s Presidency

A bill that passed the Assembly with unanimous bipartisan support Thursday encourages California schools to teach students about the racial significance of Barack Obama’s presidency.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/24/2014

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LA School Board Passes $25 Million Lawsuit Settlement

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

04/22/2014

Neel Kashkari, acting interim assistant secretary for financial stabilization at the Treasury Department, testifies before the House Domestic Policy Subcommittee during a hearing on Capitol Hill March 11, 2009 in Washington, DC. Kashkari answered questions about the TARP, or Troubled Asset Relief Program, and heard complaints from both Republicans and Democrats that few people know where exactly the money is being spent. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Calif. Gubernatorial GOP Candidate Kashkari Releases Education Policy Overview

Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari on Tuesday proposed scrapping California’s complex education code, sending state money directly to individual schools rather than their districts, and offering state-funded scholarships to certain college students in exchange for a share of their future earnings.

04/22/2014

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Archeologist Explains Why Job Opportunities In His Field Are Expected To Spike In Los Angeles

The Bureau of Labor Statistics is predicting a 19-percent spike in employment prospects for archaeologists over the next eight years.

04/14/2014

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Tech-Savvy Business Managers In Growing Demand In Los Angeles

Local professor explains how students these days can stay in demand as they launch and grow their careers.

04/14/2014

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International Law Helps Boost A Los Angeles Attorney’s Earning Potential

A managing partner from one local law firm shares sound advice on staying competitive within the legal industry.

04/14/2014

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Inland Empire May Get Funding Boost For Community College Enrollment

The Inland Empire is falling behind the rest of California when it comes to community college enrollment, according to a new report.

04/10/2014

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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