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LAUSD Votes To Keep Controversial ‘Breakfast’ Program

The Board of Education voted Tuesday to continue its controversial “Breakfast in the Classroom” program despite critics who claimed about reduced instruction time and and unsanitary classroom conditions.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/14/2013

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New Report Claims LAUSD Covered Up, Failed To Act On Child Sex Abuse Allegations

A new report, released to the public Tuesday, alleges that the Los Angeles Unified School District covered up sexual abuse claims about a fourth grade teacher.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/07/2013

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Parents, School Workers Launch Effort To Keep LAUSD Breakfasts

Hundreds of school cafeteria workers and other LAUSD employees Tuesday protested the district’s decision to end a program that provides breakfast to students directly in the classroom.

04/30/2013

LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy (credit: CBS)

Teachers Union Expresses ‘No Confidence’ In Deasy

The union representing teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District overwhelmingly voted to express a lack of confidence in the leadership of Superintendent John Deasy.

04/11/2013

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LAUSD Hires 440 Security Aides For Its Elementary Schools

The Los Angeles School District is increasing the safety of its schools. As part of a $4.2 million plan to increase school security, the district has hired 440 security aides armed with radios to patrol its elementary schools.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/03/2013

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LAUSD Investigating Why Former Priest Was Hired After Admitting To Sexual Relations With Teen

The Los Angeles Unified School District was investigating Monday how a former priest, who admitted to a sexual relationship with an underage girl, was employed by the school system.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/04/2013

LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy is among the defendants named in a new lawsuit against the district. (Photo credit: Krista Kennell/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Alleges LAUSD Officials Shielded Teachers Accused Of Abuse

Attorneys representing nearly three dozen children and parents in the Miramonte Elementary child abuse case announced the filing of a new lawsuit Tuesday.

01/29/2013

Former fourth-grade teacher Robert Pimentel has pleaded no contest to molestation charges. (credit: CBS)

Wilmington Teacher Held On $12M Bail For Allegedly Molesting 15 Students

A Los Angeles Unified School District teacher arrested for the alleged sexual abuse of 15 children was arraigned Thursday afternoon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/24/2013

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Increased Police Presence Begins Monday For LAUSD Campuses In Wake Of Newtown School Shootings

Los Angeles Unified School District campuses reopened Monday after winter break Monday with tighter security in the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/07/2013

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SoCal School Districts Take Precautionary Measures Following Conn. Shooting

Southland school districts are taking precautionary measures in the wake of the massive shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut that left 28 people dead, including 20 children.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/14/2012

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LAUSD Faces Criticism For Plan To Buy iPads For 600,000 Students

LAUSD Board President Monica Garcia says the purchase of an estimated 600,000 tablet computers is critical to ‘closing the digital divide’.

12/12/2012

Miramonte Elementary (courtesy LAUSD)

Attorney: ‘Criminal Culpability’ Needed To Fix LAUSD Abuse Scandal

An attorney representing alleged child sex abuse victims from Miramonte Elementary School called for a more thorough audit of the Los Angeles Unified School District on Friday.

11/30/2012

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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

John Deasy (credit: Krista Kennell/AFP/Getty Images)

$40M ‘Race To The Top’ Over For LAUSD

The Los Angeles Unified School District was unable to continue its pursuit of $40 million in federal funding Tuesday after a failure to reach an agreement with the teachers’ union.

10/30/2012

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Deasy: Teachers Delaying LAUSD Bid For $40M In Federal Grants

Officials with the Los Angeles Unified School District raced on Monday to meet a fast-approaching deadline to apply for up to $40 million in federal grants.

10/22/2012

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