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Lawsuit: Principal Was Too Busy To Help Girl Who Was Being Sexually Assaulted

A lawsuit filed against Los Angeles Unified School District alleges a school principal disregarded a report that a 14-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by boys on campus because she was too busy going to a meeting.

05/26/2015

Artist Levi Ponce works on his Memorial Day mural project of murdered journalist Daniel Pearl, near his old neigborhood in Los Angeles, California on May 23, 2015.  Pearl was a Wall Street Journal reporter who was kidnapped and murdered by a terrorist group in Pakistan in 2002 while doing an investigative story. The artist is working with students from the Daniel Pearl High School and LAPD West Valley Police cadets on the project.        AFP PHOTO/MARK RALSTON  (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Students To Unveil Mural Of Murdered Journalist Daniel Pearl

Four local students are set to unveil a mural of late journalist and musician Daniel Pearl, who was kidnapped and murdered in Pakistan in 2002.

05/24/2015

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Early Election Results In For LA City Council, LAUSD Board Seats

Voters are choosing one new Los Angeles City Council member to replace Tom LaBonge, who has now termed out, and deciding the outcomes of three school board races tonight.

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Ex-LAUSD Teacher Sentenced To Life In Prison Without Parole For Murdering Wife

A former Los Angeles Unified School District elementary school teacher was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibly of parole for the murder of his estranged wife.

05/19/2015

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Teachers Union Reaches Agreement With LAUSD

It includes a 10 percent salary increase over two years and caps on class sizes.

05/08/2015

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State, Teacher Unions File Briefs In Tenure-Ruling Appeal

In briefs filed in the state’s Second District Court of Appeal, attorneys for the state, the California Teachers Association and the California Federation of Teachers contend there was no “legal or factual justification” in striking down state laws on tenure and job protection.

05/01/2015

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Teachers Union Calls On LAUSD To Rescind More Than 600 Layoff Notices

Hearings are underway Monday before an administrative law judge to determine whether the Los Angeles Unified School District can go forward with laying off more than 600 employees.

04/27/2015

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7 Middle School Students On Field Trip Splashed By Diesel Fuel From Disabled Bus

Seven middle school students on a field trip were taken to a hospital to be examined Tuesday after being splashed by diesel fuel.

04/21/2015

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LAUSD Reaches Tentative Deal With Teachers

The Los Angeles Unified School District has reached a tentative contract deal with its teachers.

04/18/2015

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Volunteer Football Coach At Franklin High School Suspected Of Sexual Assault

A volunteer coach at a Los Angeles high school is in custody Friday on suspicion of sexually assaulting current and former students.

04/17/2015

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SEC Questions LAUSD Officials On Use Of Bonds For iPad Project

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently questioned Los Angeles Unified School District officials as part of informal inquiry into whether they properly used bond funds for a beleaguered $1.3 billion project to provide an iPad for every student.

04/16/2015

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Senate OKs Bill Barring Sexual Consent Of Minors As Defense

The California Senate has advanced a bill that prevents defendants in civil cases from claiming the sexual consent of a minor as a defense.

04/16/2015

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LAUSD Asks Apple For Reimbursement Of English, Math Software For Student iPads

The Los Angeles Unified School District is telling Apple it’s dissatisfied with the Pearson Education curriculum for student iPads and wants reimbursement for all the learning materials schools haven’t been able to use.

04/15/2015

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LAUSD Approves Creation Of All-Girls Science, Tech School

The nation’s second-largest school district is considering starting an all-girls school focused on science and technology.

04/14/2015

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Parents To Rally In Downtown LA In Support Of Special Needs Students

Parents of Los Angeles Unified school district students with special education needs were set Friday to stage a protest over what they say are rights violations against “thousands” of children.

04/10/2015

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