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School Districts, Parents At Odds Over Breakfast In Class

The number of breakfasts served in the nation’s schools has doubled in the last two decades, a surge driven largely by a change in how districts deliver the food.

04/18/2015

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Several Buildings In Beverly Hills Schools Shut Down Over Fear Of Collapse

The Beverly Hills Board of Education decided Tuesday to immediately close the Beverly Hills High School auditorium, as well as ones at El Rodeo and Hawthorne elementary schools.

04/17/2015

Spelling Bees Teach Public School Students More Than Just Spelling

Positioned as showdowns, smack-downs or friendly competitions, spelling bees have a long and storied past in the United States.

03/04/2015

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Parents Demand Recall Of Beleaguered Centinela School District Board

The controversy surrounding the Centinela Valley Union High School District continues as a recall arises to replace the school board that hired its scandal-ridden former superintendent.

03/02/2015

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.

10/08/2014

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Several Kids Kept Home From School Over Asbestos Contamination Concerns

Several parents in Huntington Beach kept their children out of class Friday over concerns of asbestos contamination.

10/03/2014

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Governor Signs Bill On New Pesticide Rules For Schools

Brown signed SB1405 on Monday, about a month after it unanimously passed both houses of the Legislature.

09/29/2014

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Wilmington Dock Fire Contained, 2 Area Schools Closed As Health Precaution

A fierce fire burning at the Port of Los Angeles was contained Tuesday morning, however, officials closed an area school for health concerns.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/23/2014

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Malibu Parents Demand Tests After Toxic Chemicals Found On 2 School Campuses

KCAL9’s Serene Branson reports parents have pushed the district to fully test and clean up contaminated schools for four years, and concerned mom Cindy Crawford is among them.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/08/2014

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Tech Firms, LA Officials Unveil Statewide Jobs Consortium

State education officials Monday unveiled what’s being called an “unprecedented regional effort” to prepare California students for tomorrow’s high-tech jobs.

09/08/2014

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Calif. Schools To Teach Students About ‘Significance’ Of Obama Presidency

A bill authored by a Pasadena lawmaker that encourages schools to teach about the historical significance of Barack Obama becoming the nation’s first African-American president is now California law.

08/26/2014

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Author And Former Teacher Elizabeth J. Meyer Talks Bullying

Author Elizabeth J. Meyer visited the KCAL9 studios Friday to talk about her book “Gender, Bullying, and Harassment: Strategies to End Sexism and Homophobia in Schools.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/22/2014

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Parents Rally To Save LA Charter Schools At Risk Of Closure

Parents rallied outside a downtown L.A. courthouse Thursday in support of two campuses run by Magnolia Public Schools.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/24/2014

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Union Chief’s Remarks Seen As Signal For Possible LA Teachers Strike

Officials with the Los Angeles teachers union may be inching closer to a potential strike following remarks made a union official, according to reports.

07/14/2014

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Immigration Battle Continues As Dozens Rally To Support Undocumented Teens Detained At Port Hueneme

Dozens of people rallied Tuesday outside the Port Hueneme Naval Base, where 575 undocumented immigrants have been detained since last month.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/08/2014

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