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College Admissions Expert Cracks The Code To Getting Into Top Schools

Whether you’re an academic standout or an athlete, Pria Chatterjee, a Harvard graduate and college admissions consultant, says there are ways of successfully cracking the code to getting into top universities.

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School Bus Catches On Fire Outside OC Middle School; Driver Hailed As ‘Hero’

Firefighters rushed Friday to put out a school bus that caught fire outside a middle school in Rancho Santa Margarita.

03/27/2015

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App Developed By High School Grad Offers Incentives For Going To Class, Being On Time

A local high school graduate has developed a mobile app that’s rewarding students who go to class regularly and get there on time.

03/24/2015

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Chino High School Teacher Who Learned As An Adult That She’s Genetically Female Goes Public

Students at Chino High School returned to school this week to find that their chemistry teacher looked very different and had a new name: Amanda Swager.

03/20/2015

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Long Beach Police Searching For Missing 10-Year-Old Girl

Authorities were contacted by the mother of Samantha Lazaro at approximately 10:50 a.m.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/17/2015

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Menifee Student Injured In Small Explosion At High School

Two students were detained and another student was treated for injuries Friday following an explosion on the campus of Heritage High School in Menifee.

03/13/2015

Thelmo Garcia was arrested off campus earlier this week. (Source: Facebook)

Elementary School Teacher Arrested On Suspicion Of Child Abuse

A teacher at a Los Angeles elementary school has been arrested on suspicion of child abuse, school officials said Thursday.

03/12/2015

The charges are linked to a boy who brought a gun to Nestle Elementary School in Tarzana last week. (credit: CBS)

Canoga Park Man Charged After 9-Year-Old Boy Brought Loaded Gun To School

City prosecutors were expected Thursday to announce charges against a San Fernando Valley man for allegedly allowing a 9-year-old boy to bring a loaded gun to his elementary school.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/12/2015

Police say school board President Brian Goldberg was arrested Monday night. (Photo courtesy BHUSD.org)

Beverly Hills School Board President Arrested For Alleged Battery On 18-Year-Old

The head of the Beverly Hills school board has been arrested for an alleged battery, police said Tuesday.

03/10/2015

The charges are linked to a boy who brought a gun to Nestle Elementary School in Tarzana last week. (credit: CBS)

LAUSD: Tarzana 4th Grader ‘Referred For Expulsion’ After Bringing Gun To Elementary School

A fourth grade student was removed from his San Fernando Valley elementary school earlier in the week after bringing a gun to campus.

03/06/2015

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LAUSD Officials Warn Potential Teachers Strike Could Mean ‘Catastrophic’ Layoffs

School officials are preparing for the possibility of a teachers strike amid an escalating rift over higher wages, smaller class sizes and evaluations.

02/26/2015

The academic decathlon team from Franklin High is ready to take on all comers. (credit: CBS)

Academic Decathlon Team At Franklin High School Gets Ready For Challenging Competition

“What drives me is what’s waiting for me at the end — and that is success,” says junior Vanessa Delgadillo.

02/19/2015

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Lawmaker Proposes Allowing Children Of Live-In Workers To Attend Local Schools

Children of nannies, housekeepers, and other live-in employees would be eligible to attend local schools where their parents live and work.

02/11/2015

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Best Music Schools In Orange County

Whether you are destined to be the next John Mayer or Lady Gaga, or you are more likely to sing your solos in the shower, you are bound to benefit from some form of music education.

02/09/2015

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Community Colleges Move Closer To Offering 4-Year Degrees

Several Southland community colleges were among those recommended Tuesday for a pilot program that would allow them to offer 4-year degrees.

01/20/2015

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