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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.”


Parents were furious Wednesday when the Ocean View School Board refused to answer any more questions about asbestos. (credit: CBS)

Parents Outraged Over Asbestos Exposure Inside Huntington Beach Schools

“You guys are putting a child in danger,” said one parent.


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Public Reacts To Centinelia Superintendent Scandal At District Board Meeting

The public was outraged at a Centinela Valley Union High School District board meeting after it surfaced that the board was paying $50,000/year for a $1 million whole-life insurance policy for its superintendent.


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Reality Star Omarosa Manigault Running For LAUSD Board Seat

Omorosa Manigualt, a reality star best known for her appearance on “The Apprentice,” has filed paperwork to run for the LAUSD Board of Education, according to the Los Angeles City Clerk’s office.

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LAUSD To Appoint Interim Representative Following Death Of LaMotte, 80

The Los Angeles Unified School District board agreed Tuesday to the appointment of an interim, non-voting representative to fill the vacancy left following the death of Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte.


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.

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LAUSD To Expedite Teacher Sexual Misconduct Probes

Hundreds of abuse allegations against Los Angeles Unified School District teachers have prompted a change in policy to speed up investigations.

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School Board Member Facing Rape, Pimping Charges May Run For Council

A Moreno Valley Unified School District board member facing charges of pimping, pandering and rape may run for City Council, according to City Clerk Jane Halstead.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/01/2012

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2 New Resolutions Aim To Protect LAUSD Students From Predators

The Los Angeles Unified School District unveiled two resolutions Monday aimed at better protecting students from sexual predators.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/12/2012

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Moreno Valley School Board Member Accused Of Attempted Murder

The Moreno Valley school board will hold a closed-door meeting next week to discuss the arrest of a board member on attempted murder charges.


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La Cañada School Board Votes To Dismiss Teacher Who Used Ethnic Slur In Class

The La Cañada Unified school board voted unanimously Tuesday to begin dismissal proceedings against a high school math teacher, following complaints that she made derogatory ethnic slurs in her classroom.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/08/2012

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Fontana Mayor Demands School Board Official Resigns After Concealing Marriage To Convicted Murderer

Leticia Garcia campaigned for transparency while serving as vice president of the Fontana school board while concealing the fact that she was married to a convicted murderer in prison. Garcia went public with the information in October and residents are now demanding that Garcia step down from her position.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/02/2011

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LA Schools Save 5,000 Jobs Through Furloughs

The Los Angeles Unified School District has rescinded about 5,000 layoffs planned for teachers, counselors, bus drivers, cafeteria workers and other district employees.


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School Board Approves Earlier School Year, Corporate Sponsors

The Los Angeles school board has approved two controversial policies: one to start the school year in mid-August and another to allow corporate sponsorships to aid the cash-strapped district.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/14/2010