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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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Questions Arise After Administrators Of Struggling School Use Funds For Dinner, Go-Karting

Questions arose Monday as to whether teachers and administrators from South Hills High School may have used student money to fund a lavish beach retreat.

04/06/2015

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L.A. Unified School District Names The Administrator Of The Year

The Beaudry Building in Downtown Los Angeles stands as a testimonial to the monumental administration for the second largest school district in America. Within it’s walls dwells a beehive of activity.

04/06/2015

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Local Pesticide Concerns Lead To Positive Changes In Public Schools

One Los Angeles mom created broad-based environmental change in California’s public schools, ushering in a new era of health and toxin avoidance for kids.

04/02/2015

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LAUSD’s Marching Band Performs For Disney While Motivating Students

The Los Angeles Unified School District has been putting together a marching band, featuring students from every high school in the city, for more than 40 years.

04/01/2015

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6 California School Districts Apply For No Child Left Behind Waiver Extension

Six of California’s largest urban school districts have applied for a waiver freeing them from requirements of the nation’s No Child Left Behind education law.

04/01/2015

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Former LAUSD Teacher Found Guilty Of Murdering Estranged Wife

A former Los Angeles Unified elementary school teacher was convicted Monday of murdering his 43-year-old estranged wife outside a West Hills home where she had taken refuge after obtaining a restraining order against him.

03/30/2015

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Insurance Broker Accused Of Stealing $500K From Accounts, Including LAUSD Program

An insurance broker faces charges of grand theft Friday for allegedly stealing more than $500,000 from accounts managed by his employer, including a Los Angeles Unified School District program.

03/27/2015

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Thousands Of LAUSD Educators To Boycott After-School Faculty Meetings In Ongoing Contract Dispute

In an escalating dispute between teachers and the L.A. Unified School District, educators announced that they’ll gather Tuesday to boycott faculty meetings.

03/24/2015

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Parent Sues LAUSD After Teacher Reportedly Used Racially Charged Comments In Class

The parent accused the teacher of using the N word, said “black people were not smart,” as well as suggesting teen Michael Brown, shot to death by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri “got what he deserved.”

03/19/2015

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Elementary School Teacher Arrested On Suspicion Of Child Abuse

A teacher at a Los Angeles elementary school has been arrested on suspicion of child abuse, school officials said Thursday.

03/12/2015

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Calif. School Board To Vote On Common Core Test Accountability

The California Board of Education is expected to decide Wednesday whether or not schools should be held accountable on the state’s performance index for student results in the new Common Core-aligned assessments.

03/11/2015

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L.A. Unified Chief Warns Of Bleak Financial Outlook

LA Unified interim Superintendent Ramon Cortines is warning that if the district doesn’t get its finances in order it will be “another Detroit.”

03/10/2015

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LAUSD To Discuss Possible Layoffs For More Than 600 Employees

The Los Angeles Unified School District Tuesday will consider authorizing layoff warning notices to more than 600 employees.

03/10/2015

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Facing Budget Deficit, LAUSD To Consider Layoffs For 609 Employees

The Los Angeles Unified School District Board, facing a nearly $160 million budget deficit, will consider authorizing layoff warning notices for 609 teachers, counselors and social workers at its board meeting Tuesday.

03/09/2015

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