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Downey High Teacher Arrested In ‘Inappropriate Relationship’ With Student

A Downey High school teacher faced charges Tuesday for an alleged inappropriate relationship with a student, police said.

10/21/2014

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Civil Rights Leader: Next LA Schools Chief Must Be African-American ‘Student Sensitive’

Southland civil rights leaders were expected to urge Los Angeles school board officials to appoint a new superintendent that will be “sensitive” to the needs of African-American students.

10/17/2014

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Student Arrested For Threatening To Shoot, Stab School Staff In Yucca Valley

A student at a San Bernardino County high school has been arrested for threatening to shoot and stab staff members, officials said Thursday.

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OC Schools To Be Tested For Asbestos In Wake Of Removal Efforts

An Orange County school district will test every room in its 11 schools for asbestos after questions were raised about whether students were exposed to carcinogenic dust during construction projects earlier this school year.

10/07/2014

A Huntington Beach school board official says this notice announcing a halt to asbestos abatement on Sept. 17 wasn't made quickly enough. (Screenshot: OVSD.org)

Huntington Beach Schools Suspend Asbestos Removal Effort In Response To Complaints

School officials in Huntington Beach have halted an asbestos abatement project after hearing complaints from parents and a vocal school board member.

09/26/2014

LA school officials may have known about alleged misconduct from former Miramonte Elementary teacher Mark Berndt (right) much earlier than previously acknowledged, according to reports. (Photo credit: CBS)

Report: LAUSD Aware Of Misconduct By Miramonte Teacher In 1983

Complaints of misconduct against a Los Angeles Unified school teacher who was convicted last year of spoon-feeding his semen to his students first surfaced over 30 years ago, according to reports Friday.

09/26/2014

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District Investigates After 12-Year-Old Gets Novel With Sexual Passages From School Library

Parents were shocked when they discovered a novel with erotic dialogue was being checked out and read by their children in their middle school’s library.

09/17/2014

LAUSD police Chief Steve Zipperman says the department will be keeping a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) armored truck it received from the U.S. government. (credit: CBS)

LA School Police To Return Grenade Launchers, Keep Armored Vehicle

School police will return some military weapons received through a federal program that provides surplus equipment to local law enforcement, officials said Wednesday.

09/17/2014

Authorities say Kent Easter was taken into custody Thursday. (credit: CBS)

Drug-Planting Irvine Dad Surrenders To Authorities

An Irvine attorney who helped plant drugs in a school volunteer’s car because of a perceived insult to his son surrendered to authorities Thursday.

09/11/2014

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Aliso Viejo School To Remain Closed Through 9/11 Anniversary

An emailed threat that prompted a two-day closure of a private elementary school in Aliso Viejo was sent from outside the United States, Orange County sheriff’s officials said Wednesday.

09/10/2014

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Aliso Viejo School Closed Through Wednesday Due To Threat

A “potentially threatening” email sent to a private Catholic School led administrators to cancel classes Tuesday and Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/09/2014

A student on his way to school walks past a Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) school, in Los Angeles, California on February 13, 2009. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has threatened to send layoff warnings to at least 20,000 state workers unless a budget agreement is reached Friday.  (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

School Safety Program To Tackle Truancy, Gun Violence Prevention

City prosecutors said Monday they have a plan to help staff and parents tackle issues surrounding safe passages to school, truancy prevention, environmental safety, parent education and gun violence prevention.

09/08/2014

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Sierra Madre Parents Want To Know How Convicted Sex Offender Can Live Near School

Authorities say Awest served eight years in federal prison for molesting and photographing a 6-year-old girl.

09/04/2014

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Report: Number Of Calif. Parents Opting Not To Vaccinate Kids Doubles

A growing number of parents who opt not to vaccinate their children due to personal beliefs is raising concerns among public health officials as the school year gets underway.

09/03/2014

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Lawmaker Calls For DA To Probe ‘Suspicious’ LAUSD iPad Rollout

A Chino Hills lawmaker Tuesday says the District Attorney’s office must take a closer look at the LAUSD’s controversial iPad program.

09/02/2014

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