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Volunteer Football Coach At Franklin High School Suspected Of Sexual Assault

A volunteer coach at a Los Angeles high school is in custody Friday on suspicion of sexually assaulting current and former students.

04/17/2015

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SEC Questions LAUSD Officials On Use Of Bonds For iPad Project

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently questioned Los Angeles Unified School District officials as part of informal inquiry into whether they properly used bond funds for a beleaguered $1.3 billion project to provide an iPad for every student.

04/16/2015

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Senate OKs Bill Barring Sexual Consent Of Minors As Defense

The California Senate has advanced a bill that prevents defendants in civil cases from claiming the sexual consent of a minor as a defense.

04/16/2015

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LAUSD Asks Apple For Reimbursement Of English, Math Software For Student iPads

The Los Angeles Unified School District is telling Apple it’s dissatisfied with the Pearson Education curriculum for student iPads and wants reimbursement for all the learning materials schools haven’t been able to use.

04/15/2015

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LAUSD Approves Creation Of All-Girls Science, Tech School

The nation’s second-largest school district is considering starting an all-girls school focused on science and technology.

04/14/2015

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Parents To Rally In Downtown LA In Support Of Special Needs Students

Parents of Los Angeles Unified school district students with special education needs were set Friday to stage a protest over what they say are rights violations against “thousands” of children.

04/10/2015

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Questions Arise After Administrators Of Struggling School Use Funds For Dinner, Go-Karting

Questions arose Monday as to whether teachers and administrators from South Hills High School may have used student money to fund a lavish beach retreat.

04/06/2015

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L.A. Unified School District Names The Administrator Of The Year

The Beaudry Building in Downtown Los Angeles stands as a testimonial to the monumental administration for the second largest school district in America. Within it’s walls dwells a beehive of activity.

04/06/2015

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Local Pesticide Concerns Lead To Positive Changes In Public Schools

One Los Angeles mom created broad-based environmental change in California’s public schools, ushering in a new era of health and toxin avoidance for kids.

04/02/2015

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LAUSD’s Marching Band Performs For Disney While Motivating Students

The Los Angeles Unified School District has been putting together a marching band, featuring students from every high school in the city, for more than 40 years.

04/01/2015

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6 California School Districts Apply For No Child Left Behind Waiver Extension

Six of California’s largest urban school districts have applied for a waiver freeing them from requirements of the nation’s No Child Left Behind education law.

04/01/2015

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Former LAUSD Teacher Found Guilty Of Murdering Estranged Wife

A former Los Angeles Unified elementary school teacher was convicted Monday of murdering his 43-year-old estranged wife outside a West Hills home where she had taken refuge after obtaining a restraining order against him.

03/30/2015

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Insurance Broker Accused Of Stealing $500K From Accounts, Including LAUSD Program

An insurance broker faces charges of grand theft Friday for allegedly stealing more than $500,000 from accounts managed by his employer, including a Los Angeles Unified School District program.

03/27/2015

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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

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