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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)

LA School Police To Return Grenade Launchers, Keep Armored Vehicle

School police will return some military weapons received through a federal program that provides surplus equipment to local law enforcement, officials said Wednesday.

09/17/2014

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)

Armored Vehicle, Grenade Launchers At Disposal Of LAUSD Police Force

Los Angeles Unified School District Police officials are considering whether they need the armored vehicle and grenade launchers they received from the U.S. military.

09/15/2014

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Report: LAUSD Superintendent Wants Board Member Emails In Relation To iPad Program

The LAUSD Superintendent is seeking records between school board members and tech companies involved in the district’s iPad rollout, the Los Angeles Times reports.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/12/2014

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LAUSD Meets To Discuss Problematic MISIS Computer Tracking System

The LAUSD board met Tuesday over the district’s heavily-criticized computer tracking system, with the teacher’s union starting to speak out.

09/09/2014

Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy (Photo credit: Krista Kennell/AFP/Getty Images)

UTLA Urges ‘Teacher Jail’ For LAUSD Chief Amid iPad, MISIS Probes

Teachers say LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy to follow his own policy as officials conduct investigations into two of the district’s controversial technology programs.

09/03/2014

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Lawmaker Calls For DA To Probe ‘Suspicious’ LAUSD iPad Rollout

A Chino Hills lawmaker Tuesday says the District Attorney’s office must take a closer look at the LAUSD’s controversial iPad program.

09/02/2014

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Report: $2M Worth Of LAUSD iPads, Computers Unaccounted For

A recent audit of the Los Angeles Unified School District found that more than $2 million worth of computers, mostly iPads, could not be accounted for.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/28/2014

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LAUSD Superintendent Scraps Controversial $1B iPad Program

Superintendent John Deasy sent a letter Monday to the Board of Education notifying them that he is ending his contract with Apple, according to the LA Times.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/26/2014

Union officials say students staged the protest over a much-maligned LAUSD computer system. (Photo courtesy UTLA)

Jefferson High Students Stage Walkout Over LAUSD Computer System

Hundreds of students Monday walked out of classes at Jefferson Senior High School in a protest over what was described as “scheduling problems” due to a much-criticized MiSiS computer system.

08/25/2014

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Teachers Union Officials To Visit Schools In Push For Pay Increase, Smaller Classes

Officials with the Los Angeles teachers union Wednesday were set to take their push for a pay increase to several area schools.

08/20/2014

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LAUSD Police To Stop Issuing Citations For Campus Fights, Petty Theft

Police at Los Angeles Unified School District schools will no longer issue citations for most campus fights, petty theft and other minor offenses, but instead will refer students to counseling and other services.

08/19/2014

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LAUSD Schools Make Discipline Less Harsh

Students at the nation’s second largest school district will be shielded from prosecution and sent to administrators for low-level offenses as part of a sweeping reform to the way school police respond to bad behavior.

08/18/2014

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LAUSD Teachers Told To Not Use New MISIS Computer System Friday

Teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District were told not use a new computer system to take attendance Friday after students’ schedules were scrambled on the first day of school earlier this week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2014

Special needs student Erick Ortiz, 16, drowned while on a school trip in East LA. (credit: the Ortiz family.)

Parents Of Special Needs Boy File Negligence Lawsuit Against LAUSD In Son’s Death

The parents of a 16-year-old special needs boy have filed a lawsuit claiming negligence at the hands of the LAUSD resulted in the drowning death of the teen.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2014

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New LAUSD Computer System Scrambles Students’ Schedules

On the first day of school, Los Angeles Unified School District officials say it was the new computer system that ate students’ schedules.

08/12/2014

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