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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

Thelmo Garcia was arrested off campus earlier this week. (Source: Facebook)

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

The charges are linked to a boy who brought a gun to Nestle Elementary School in Tarzana last week. (credit: CBS)

LAUSD: Tarzana 4th Grader ‘Referred For Expulsion’ After Bringing Gun To Elementary School

A fourth grade student was removed from his San Fernando Valley elementary school earlier in the week after bringing a gun to campus.

03/06/2015

Abraham Lopez has pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges stemming from the 2011 killing at South Gate high school (credit: CBS)

South Gate Man, 21, Found Guilty Of 2011 Fatal Stabbing Of Girlfriend

At the time of the crime, victim Cindi Santana, 17, had just ended a three-year relationship with Abraham Lopez.

03/04/2015

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Campaign 2015: Breakdown Of L.A. City Primary Election Results

The unofficial results from Los Angeles’ primary election are in and appear to show that fewer than nine percent of registered voters cast a ballot on Tuesday.

03/04/2015

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LAUSD Officials Warn Potential Teachers Strike Could Mean ‘Catastrophic’ Layoffs

School officials are preparing for the possibility of a teachers strike amid an escalating rift over higher wages, smaller class sizes and evaluations.

02/26/2015

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Report: LAUSD Chief Says School District Can’t Afford iPads For Every Student

Supt. Ramon Cortines says the LAUSD cannot afford a $1.3 billion plan to distribute iPad computer tablets to every student, teacher and administrator, according to a report.

02/20/2015

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LAUSD Teachers Picket For Higher Salaries, Smaller Class Sizes

Unionized Los Angeles Unified School district teachers picketed before classes Thursday to continue their push for higher salaries and smaller class sizes.

02/12/2015

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LA School Board OKs Attorneys To Offer Free Legal Aid To Students At Risk Of Deportation

Staff attorneys will be allowed to voluntarily provide free legal services to unaccompanied minors who live within the district and are facing the threat of deportation.

02/11/2015

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$25K Donated To LAUSD To Benefit Families Of Victims Of Northern California Bus Crash

A $25,000 donation was presented Tuesday to the Los Angeles Unified School District to benefit families of students and others who were killed or injured in a fiery Northern California bus crash last year.

02/10/2015

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