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Grads Sue Southwestern Law School Over Employment Rate Claims

A group of former Southwestern Law School students are taking their alma mater to court over its claims of a 98 percent employment rate after graduation.

10/16/2013

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Santa Monica College Graduates Walk Days After Tragic Shooting Rampage

Santa Monica graduates received their diplomas just days after a gunman unleashed a deadly shooting rampage on campus.

06/11/2013

24-year-old Christopher Zawahri (pictured) and 55-year-old father Samir were killed at their family home Friday when 23-year-old John Zawahri allegedly opened fire on his family.

Santa Monica College To Celebrate Graduation, Remember Shooting Victims In Dual Ceremony

Santa Monica College will celebrate graduation Tuesday in a ceremony that will also double as a memorial for the victims of a last week’s shooting rampage on campus.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/11/2013

Students and district officials alike say Principal Linda Calvo has created a nurturing environment at Arleta High School. (courtesy LAUSD)

Retiring Principal Credited For Bringing Top LAUSD Grad Rate To Arleta

After opening just seven years ago, Arleta High School boasts a 92 percent graduation rate, with nearly all of the school’s 400 students preparing to go on to college.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/28/2013

The family of Maribel Ramos, a war veteran whose body was discovered recently, is expected to attend her graduation ceremony at CSU Fullerton and receive her diploma posthumously. (credit: CBS)

CSU Fullerton Awards Posthumous Degree To Maribel Ramos

A bachelor’s degree for a war veteran murdered earlier this month was given to her family in a graduation ceremony at Cal State Fullerton on Sunday.

05/26/2013

A black student is arrested at a USC party. (credit: Christopher Jones/USC)

LAPD Meets With USC Students Over Allegations Of Racial Profiling

USC students filled a campus auditorium Tuesday, voicing frustration and demanding answers from police and campus security after a party’s shutdown Sunday morning ended with six students arrested and allegations of racial profiling.

05/07/2013

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Best Places In LA For Grad Gifts

Say “congratulations” LA style as you peruse the city’s accessory boutiques for graduation gifts.

CBS Los Angeles–05/07/2013

A black student is arrested at a USC party. (credit: Christopher Jones/USC)

USC Minority Students Allege Racial Profiling By LAPD After House Party

Some USC students say they were unfairly targeted Sunday morning when LAPD officers broke up a party and arrested several students.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/05/2013

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Best Places In OC For Graduation Gifts

That grad in your life will finally walk down the aisle towards a future of opportunities. Celebrate this special achievement with a memorable expression of your pride from one of these Los Angeles stores.

CBS Los Angeles–04/30/2013

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Calif. Grad Rate In Bottom Half Of All US; LAUSD’s Even Lower

New federal figures ranked California 32nd out of 50 states in graduating high school students – and the Los Angeles Unified School District is even worse.

11/27/2012

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CSU Eyes New Fees To Push Students To Graduate On Time

California State University officials are set to unveil incentives for college students to graduate on time even as budget cuts in Sacramento have cut classes and admissions at campuses statewide.

11/09/2012

A proposed street-level view of USC Hybrid High. (courtesy Rudolfo Rameriz/USC School of Architecture)

High School 7 Days A Week? USC Launches Charter Campus

A new charter school near the USC campus opened on Tuesday in pursuit of a lofty academic goal: a 100 percent graduation rate.

09/04/2012

Stephanie Mauldin beamed at the first Stephanie's Day held in 2011. (credit: CBS)

A Proud Father Tells What His Daughter And ‘Stephanie’s Day’ Mean To Him

Stephanie’s Day on Saturday welcomes children and families affected by autism to the CBS lot in Studio City to find support and resources.

07/11/2012

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Students Celebrate Graduation At The Beach On ‘Int’l Surfing Day’

Hundreds of Orange County students hit the waves on Wednesday, one day after state lawmakers declared the first “International Surfing Day”.

06/20/2012

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Bill Clinton Delivers Commencement Speech At Nephew’s Graduation In SoCal

On Friday, Bill Clinton showed support for nephew again by delivering the commencement speech at his Redondo Beach high school.

06/17/2012

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