LAUSD Says Graduation Rate Improved Last YearThe dropout rate among Los Angeles Unified School District students in the high school class of 2014-15 continued a downward trend, while the graduation rate moved upward, according to figures released Tuesday.
LA School District Settles For $88M In Sex Abuse CasesThe Los Angeles Unified School District has agreed to pay $88 million to settle teacher sex-abuse lawsuits involving 30 children and their families at two elementary schools, plaintiffs' attorneys announced Monday.
Police Presence Increased At Sylmar High School After Lunchtime BrawlSecurity was increased Tuesday at Sylmar High School in the wake of a lunchtime brawl involving about 40 students.
LAUSD Police Officer Charged With Attempted Child Sex TraffickingA Los Angeles Unified School District police officer was taken into federal custody Wednesday on charges of attempted sex trafficking of a minor.
LAUSD To Begin Serving Antibiotic-Free ChickenThe school board for the nation's second-largest district unanimously approved a contract Tuesday for chicken products free of both antibiotics and hormones.
Threat Made Against LAUSD Middle, High Schools Deemed 'Non-Credible'Officials took precautionary steps Friday morning at all Los Angeles Unified School district campuses in response to a threat that was deemed non-credible.
Dozens of Diligent LAUSD Students Facing Tough Odds Are Rewarded85 student in the L.A. Unified School District were chosen to take part in the annual Operation School Bell Prom Day.
Parents React To Officials' Plan To Return Students To Porter Ranch SchoolsLos Angeles Unified School District officials say they will begin making arrangements for students to return to Porter Ranch-area schools, despite the original plan to relocate through the end of the school year.
Michelle King Is First African American Woman To Be Named As LAUSD SuperintendentFor the first time in its history, the Los Angeles Unified School District has unanimously chosen an African American woman to serve as the new district superintendent.
CBS News: Maine Native Based In Romania At Center Of School Threats ProbeA Maine native says he has received a subpoena from authorities over the threatening emails that shut down nearly 1,000 Los Angeles Unified Schools, according to CBS News.
City Leaders Downplay Perceived Dispute Between L.A., N.Y. Over School Closures Prompted By Threats"The back-and-forth between New York and Los Angeles. I think it's been way exaggerated and overplayed," Mayor Garcetti said.
L.A. School Closures Sent Parents ScramblingTuesday's closures of more than 900 Los Angeles schools sent parents of nearly 700,000 students scrambling.

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