Los Angeles Unified School District

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Local Elementary School Principal Removed From Post Following Misconduct Allegations

The principal of an elementary school in Winnetka was removed from his post following allegations of misconduct.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/01/2014

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Girl, 9, Scared To Go To School Because Of Bully

A 9-year-old girl who attends Sunland Elementary said she is scared to go to school because she’s being bullied by another third-grade student.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/19/2014

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Members Of Facebook Group ‘Repairs Not iPads’ Hold Rally Challenging LAUSD

The founders of the Facebook group “Repairs Not iPads” Tuesday will hold a rally to express their outrage at the Los Angeles Unified School District’s controversial plan to spend more than a billion dollars on iPads for students.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/18/2014

This photo featured on the "Repairs Not IPads" page appears to show a cockroach crawling on a classroom sink. (Photo courtesy Facebook/Repairs Not IPads)

LAUSD Official Says Buildings Are Safe, Well-Maintained Amid Criticism Over iPads Plan

After outcry from critics who say schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District are poorly maintained while the district spends a $1 billion to furnish students with iPads, a district official says buildings are safe and constantly monitored.

02/20/2014

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Child Sex Offender’s Bid For Freedom Rejected By OC Jury

Seventy-four-year-old Sid Nathaniel Landau will remain at a mental hospital in Coalinga after the jury said he continues to pose a threat to society.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/18/2013

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Students Fall Ill At Another LAUSD Elementary School

Eight students at an L.A. Unified elementary school fell ill Monday with symptoms similar to those reported by 20 students at a different school last week.

11/18/2013

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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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Pasadena City College Professor On Paid Leave After Allegedly Striking Student

Sixty-four-year-old Mark McQueen, who teaches English at the school, was conducting class on October 31 when a student allegedly stood up, shouted expletives and raised his fist.

11/13/2013

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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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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.

10/23/2013

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LAUSD Superintendent Wants To Slow iPad Rollout

The leader of the nation’s second-largest school district wants to put the brakes on an ambitious $1 billion plan to place iPads in the hands of every student.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/15/2013

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Brown Vetoes ‘Imperfect’ Teacher Discipline Bill

Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed what he calls an “imperfect” union-backed bill intended to streamline the dismissal of teachers accused of misconduct.

10/10/2013

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Bill Eases Path For Firing Teachers For Misconduct

The Legislature on Thursday passed a bill intended to speed and streamline the process for dismissing teachers accused of misconduct, despite the opinion of some that the measure should be improved, possibly next year.

CBS Los Angeles–09/12/2013

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Senate Passes Bill To Streamline Process For Dismissing Teachers Due To Misconduct

The state Senate has passed a bill intended to speed and streamline the process for dismissing teachers accused of misconduct, despite the opinion of some that the measure should be improved, possibly next year.

09/12/2013

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LAUSD Kicks Off Annual ‘Student Recovery Day’

The Los Angeles Unified School District Friday kicked off its annual Student Recovery Day.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/06/2013

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