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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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Did Fight Over Cap And Gown Lead To Melee Between Parents At South LA Preschool?

Instead of Pomp and Circumstance, the “Rocky” theme song should have been played a preschool graduation where a battle over a cap and gown led to a melee between angry parents . . . and it was all caught on tape.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/14/2012

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LAUSD Looks To Raise The Bar For Graduating Seniors

School board officials believe that unless lowered standards are implemented, there could be a flood of dropouts in as little as 4 years.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/18/2012

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NCAA Grad Rate Hits All-Time High; UCLA 2nd In Pac-12

College athletes are still breaking records in the classroom.

10/25/2011

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Classes Resume After Sudden Death Of 8th-Grade Girl Scout Standout

Students at a San Diego County middle school were still in shock as they returned to classes after a student keeled over and died at a graduation celebration.

06/13/2011

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2011 Graduation Planning Guide

After countless hours of attending classes, studying, and projects, many students are graduating from high school and college.

05/09/2011

RIDER TORRE

Study: Calif. Community Colleges Fail To Prep Students

A new study finds that most students seeking degrees at California’s community colleges never get them.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/20/2010

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