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LAUSD Approves Ethnic Studies Course For Graduation

School officials are expected to vote on a resolution calling for the addition of an ethnic studies course to the district’s graduation requirements.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/18/2014

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LAUSD Drops Lawyer For Arguing Girl, 14, Was Mature Enough To Consent To Sex With Teacher

The Los Angeles Unified School District cut ties with an attorney on Friday after he successfully defended the district from a sexual abuse lawsuit in which he told jurors that a 14-year-old girl was partly responsible for having sex with her middle school math teacher.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/14/2014

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Universal Studios Hollywood Holds 10th Annual ‘Day Of Giving’ Event

Universal Studios Hollywood Thursday partnered with Operation School Bell for its 10th annual “Day of Giving” community outreach program.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/13/2014

School officials say this snake was among three that were reportedly found at Valerio Elementary. (Photo credit: LAUSD)

Cleanup Effort Underway After 3 Snakes Reportedly Found At Van Nuys School

A San Fernando Valley elementary school may have some unwanted guests slithering onto its campus.


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Latest MISIS Glitch To Delay Student Report Cards, Parent-Teacher Meetings

Elementary school students across the Los Angeles Unified school district may see a delay in their report cards following the most recent glitch involving the district’s new record-keeping system.


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LAUSD Responds To Backlash Over English-Only Cafeteria Rule

The LAUSD is responding to criticism from employees after cafeteria workers were told to only speak English.


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LAUSD Cuts Ties With MISIS Contractor

The Los Angeles Unified school district has cut ties with a contractor that provided services connected with student information system that has caused headaches for school administrators district-wide, officials said Thursday.


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Exclusive: Unions Blast LAUSD For Telling Cafeteria Workers To Speak Only English

Worker unions are firing back at the Los Angeles Unified School District after they allegedly told cafeteria workers at Harvard Elementary School they could only speak English on campus.


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LAUSD Supt. Cortines: District Is Committed To Fixing MISIS Program

Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines announced Monday a detailed plan on how the district will work to fix any problems created by the troubled student record system.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/27/2014

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KCAL9 Gets A Look Inside The Highest Ranked Charter School In The LAUSD

By the year 2020, KIPP LA Schools hopes to expand to 20 campuses similar to that of the highest-ranking charter school in the LAUSD, KIPP Empower Academy.


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New Superintendent Says Fixing LAUSD’s Class Scheduling System Will Take Time, Money

Fixing the Los Angeles Unified School District’s troubled computerized student information system is going to take time and it will cost money, Superintendent Ramon Cortines told the district’s board Tuesday.


UTLA President Alex Caputo-Pearl (left) lead teachers at a rally at North Hollywood High ahead of contract talks with the LAUSD. (Photo courtesy Twitter/UTLA)

LA School Board Meets Amid Calls For Smaller Class Sizes, MISIS Audit

Officials were set to meet Tuesday as teachers say they want smaller class sizes and parents want a civil grand jury investigation into the troubled roll-out of the district’s computerized student-information system.


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

A Day After Resigning, Deasy Defends Record As LAUSD Superintendent

A day after resigning, the now-former superintendent of the LAUSD John Deasy defended his record and blasted his critics.


LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy (CBS)

Outgoing LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy Hints At Run For Public Office

Outgoing Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy hinted Friday at a run for public office, but he would not say exactly what post he might seek.


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

John Deasy Resigns As Superintendent Of LAUSD

Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy tendered his resignation Thursday to the Board of Education.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2014




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