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LAUSD Marching Band Preps For Tournament Of Roses Parade

For most Los Angeles Unified students, this week is simply part of a longer holiday break from school.


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Rift Emerges In Fight For Vacant LA School Board Seat

Residents and elected officials advocated different approaches Tuesday in filling a vacancy on the Los Angeles Board of Education created by the sudden death of longtime trustee Marguerite LaMotte.


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Lawsuit Against California Officials, LAUSD Allowed To Go Forward

A judge has decided to let a lawsuit go ahead against California public officials and the Los Angeles Unified School District that could radically change the way the district hires and fires public school teachers.


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UCLA, LAUSD Help Kick Off National Computer Science Education Week

The Los Angeles City Council has officially declared this week Computer Science Week in LA.

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Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte (Photo courtesy LAUSD)

Education Advocate, LAUSD Board Member LaMotte Passes Away

Los Angeles Unified School District board member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte has died, a district spokesperson said Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/05/2013

Family members believe Jarret Crump may have been the victim of mistaken identity in the Nov. 25 shooting. (credit: CBS)

2nd Suspect Sought In Murder Of LA School Custodian

Detectives were searching for a second suspect Wednesday in the killing of a Los Angeles Unified school district janitor.


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LAUSD Debuts Administrative Suites At Roybal Learning Center

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) officials joined students, staff, elected officials, members of the community Tuesday to debut a new district facility.


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LAUSD To Hold 5K ‘Move It’ Challenge, Free Health Festival At Dodger Stadium

The Los Angeles Unified School District will partner with the Los Angeles Dodgers and the A.C. Green Foundation for the first LAUSD 5k “Move It” Challenge and Free Health Festival.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/15/2013

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LAUSD Mulls Slowdown On iPad Rollout Following Missteps

The Los Angeles Unified School District considered changes to its problematic iPad initiative Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/05/2013

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Study: LAUSD Truancy Tickets Plunge, But Racial Disparity Lingers

The number of truancy citations issued to students by Los Angeles Unified School District police has plunged over the last four years, according to a new study.


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

LA Schools Chief John Deasy Gets Contract Extension To 2016

The Los Angeles Unified School District’s board moved to extend Superintendent John Deasy’s contract to 2016 Tuesday, despite earlier rumors that he would resign.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/29/2013

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Civic Leader Urges LA School Board To Keep John Deasy As Superintendent

A high-powered Los Angeles attorney and civil leader has urged the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Board of Education to keep embattled Superintendent John Deasy on the job.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/28/2013

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Only On KCAL9: Southland Assemblyman Calls For Investigation Into LAUSD’s Purchase Of iPads

A Southland Assemblyman is calling for an investigation into the LAUSD’s purchase of iPads for all students.


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Mayor Garcetti, Deasy Participate In Walk To School Event Encouraging Physical Fitness

Parents of children in the Los Angeles Unified School District Thursday will begin receiving letters from the state saying their child is overweight.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/24/2013

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LAUSD Students Lag Behind State In Physical Fitness Testing

Students in the Los Angeles Unified School District aren’t doing so well when it comes to fitness, compared to students across the state, according to figures released by the California Physical Fitness Test.