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12 Schools Near Exide Plant To Be Tested For Lead

Are local children playing in school yards contaminated with lead? That is a question that some members of a Boyle Heights community have been asking for nearly two years and they soon may have an answer.

06/12/2015

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LA School Board Approves Controversial Course Requirements For Graduating Students

L.A. School Board Member Monica Garcia co-authored a resolution to reboot and extend the plan, with an audit on its effectiveness and services, to help incoming high school seniors graduate.

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L.A.’s Elementary School Teachers Work In Teams

Maria Sanchez, a teacher at Western Avenue Elementary School in Los Angeles, says teamwork benefits a student’s learning curve directly.

06/08/2015

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LA School Board To Consider Plan Allowing ‘D’ Students To Graduate

In what is being billed as a major reversal, Los Angeles school officials may be set to vote on a plan that would allow students with a “D” grade to graduate.

06/05/2015

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Parents Demand Principal To Step Down For Allegedly Discriminating Against Spanish-Speaking, Special Ed Students

A crowd picketed and chanted “It’s gotta stop, Grady has got to go!” outside John Mack Elementary School Wednesday. They say more than 100 students boycotted the school this week.

06/04/2015

Teachers say Barack Obama Global Preparation Academy  has fought poor student performance and high turnover rates since its opening five years ago. (CBS)

Teachers Protest Against LAUSD Plans For Struggling South LA School

Teachers at a struggling South Los Angeles school spoke out Wednesday against a plan to have them reapply for their jobs.

05/27/2015

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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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/19/2015

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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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