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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)

LA Schools Reach Tentative Deal In Layoff Suit, May Hire More Teachers

The Los Angeles Unified School District may settle a lawsuit over teacher layoffs by spending $25 million to hire more staff for dozens of struggling schools.

04/08/2014

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Students To Take Trial Run Of Computer-Based Standardized Testing

State and local education officials Monday unveiled a new computer-based standardized testing model aimed at giving students an “academic checkup”.

03/24/2014

Attorneys say teachers at Desert Knolls Elementary School have reprimanded students for passing out coins (pictured above) with Bible verses imprinted on them. (Photo courtesy: Freedom X)

Attorney Demands Apology For Alleged School Crackdown On Bible Verse Coins

A legal firm has put Apple Valley Unified school officials on notice for complaints of alleged discrimination against Christian students handing out coins with an imprinted Bible verse.

03/20/2014

Officials believe a third grade student sexually assaulted another male student several times at school -- in the bathroom and in the classroom. (credit: CBS)

3rd Grader Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Student At Elementary School In Riverside

Officials at Adams Elementary School in Riverside are investigating a report that a third grader sexually assaulted another student.

03/19/2014

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Pasadena Lawmaker Targets ‘Truancy Crisis’ Among Elementary Students

A Pasadena lawmaker Monday joined California Attorney General Kamala Harris to unveil legislation that aims to tackle what officials are calling a “truancy crisis” in elementary schools statewide.

03/10/2014

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Beverly Hills HS On Lockdown Following Report Of ‘Man With A Gun’ On Campus

The incident started at 3 p.m. when many students have already been dismissed.

03/06/2014

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LAUSD To Look Into Alleged ‘Rude Public Insults’ From Woodland Hills Principal

Frustrated parents converged on a Woodland Hills charter school Wednesday over what they described as a failure by the school’s principal to tackle campus issues.

02/19/2014

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Archdiocese Of LA Named In New Child Sex Abuse Suit Involving Former Coach

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has been named in a new lawsuit that claims it failed to protect a student from being sexually abused by a volunteer softball coach.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/18/2014

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Marine Dad Gives Kids Heartwarming Surprise With Early Homecoming

Marine Gunnery Sgt. Ronald Clement was not expected to be home from a five-month deployment in Afghanistan for another six weeks, but arrived home early and had a special surprise in store.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2014

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Eagle Rock Elementary School Placed On Lock-Down After Burglary In Area

Students were being kept inside classrooms at Toland Way Elementary after a burglary took place across the street from the school, according to police.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2014

Abraham Lopez has pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges stemming from the 2011 killing at South Gate high school (credit: CBS)

Tentative Deal Reached In Suit Over Fatal Stabbing At South Gate High School

Relatives of a teenager who was stabbed to death at a Los Angeles school have reached a tentative settlement in their wrongful-death lawsuit against the school district.

01/28/2014

Attorneys say Brynn Williams was prevented from finishing her assigned presentation on family Christmas traditions. (Photo courtesy Advocates for Faith & Freedom)

1st-Grader’s Christmas Presentation Allegedly Cut Short For Citing Bible Verse

The family of a Temecula Valley first-grader claims their child was prevented from talking about the Bible during a class presentation on Christmas, according to attorneys.

01/14/2014

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Attorney: Teacher Seized Christmas Candy Canes, Told Student ‘Jesus Is Not Allowed In School’

Religious freedom advocates are calling on the West Covina Unified School District to adopt policy changes and issue a formal apology after an alleged bullying incident involving a 6-year-old Christian student.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/06/2014

Sergio Garcia can begin practicing law in California despite his immigration status following the court's ruling. (Photo credit: CBS)

Calif. Supreme Court Grants Law License To Illegal Immigrant

The California Supreme Court announced Thursday it will grant a law license to a man living in the U.S. illegally who graduated from law school and passed the state bar exam.

01/02/2014

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New Year To Ring In New Laws On Tips, Totes, Transgenders

Beginning next week, Californians will see a flurry of new laws take effect.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/26/2013

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