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More Than A Half-Million LAUSD Students Return To School

More than a half-million Los Angeles Unified School District students headed back to school on Tuesday.


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LAUSD Rolls Out Campaign About Dangers Of ‘Sexting’

With thousands of students returning to Los Angeles Unified School District campuses Tuesday, officials are preparing to teach about the dangers of “sexting.”


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Attorney Mark Geragos Calls Allegations Against Popular Teacher ‘Smear Campaign By LAUSD’

Los Angeles Unified school officials claim they’ve uncovered new misconduct allegations in their investigation into a popular teacher, while his attorney filed a defamation suit against the district.


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Cortines Emphasizes Arts, Education For Poor Students In Farewell Address

Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Ramon Cortines gave his farewell address Tuesday, as thousands of students prepare for the start of the school year.


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Former LAUSD Teacher Accused Of Placing Bag Over Student’s Head Pleads No Contest

A former Los Angeles elementary school teacher accused of placing a plastic bag over a student’s head in class for several seconds pleaded no contest Wednesday to one count of child abuse, authorities said.



LAUSD’s Director Of Food Services Resigns After Audit

The director of food services for the nation’s second-largest school district has resigned following a scathing audit that found inappropriate spending and mismanagement in the division.


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New California Law Bars Consent Defense In Child Sexual Abuse Cases

California defendants accused of sexually abusing children will no longer be able to use a consent defense in civil cases.


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LAUSD Molds Tech-Minded Students For Higher Education

Neil Virani, a teacher at William Mulholland Middle School, says the Los Angeles Unified School District is saturating its classrooms with technology to help transform K-12 students into innovative thinkers.


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Standoff Between Trump, Non-Profit Group Settled When Kareem Rises To The Top

Wetzel’s Pretzels was the first group to help the LAUSD recoup their deposit.


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LAUSD Pulls Charity Golf Tournament From Trump National Over Immigration Comments

Los Angeles school officials say the district will no longer be affiliated with the Trump National Golf Club over “negative immigration comments” made last week by Donald Trump.


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LA Schools To Raise Awareness With ‘Sexting’ Education Curriculum

School officials will roll out a broad plan to educate students on the dangers of sharing sexually explicit photos via texting and the Internet.



Lawsuit: LAUSD Misappropriated Funds For High-Need Students

Civil rights groups sued the Los Angeles Unified School District Wednesday, alleging that millions of dollars intended to help low income, foster care and English-learner students were diverted to special education services.


LAUSD police Chief Steve Zipperman says the department will be keeping a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) armored truck it received from the U.S. government. (credit: CBS)

Bill Would Require Hearings Before California Schools Accept Military Equipment

A bill moving through the California Legislature would mandate public hearings before schools accept military gear such as rifles and tanks.


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New LAUSD Budget Gives Teachers 10 Percent Raise, Cuts Hundreds Of Jobs; Superintendent To Step Down

The new budget envisions the layoffs of hundreds of staff members but also provides the first salary hikes in nearly a decade.


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Teacher Removed From Hobart Elementary Files Claim Against LAUSD

A celebrated Los Angeles Unified teacher filed a claim against the district Monday alleging his due process rights were violated and his reputation irreparably harmed after being removed from his classroom earlier this year.