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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.

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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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EPA Official To Take ‘Toxic Tour’ Of Malibu High School

An Environmental Protection Agency official Friday will take a “toxic tour” of three school campuses in Malibu.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/20/2014

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LA Schools To Launch New Summer Lunch Program

The district on Thursday said it will serve free lunches through summer to children and the disabled at 317 school campuses along with 105 parks and recreation centers.

06/06/2014

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Proposal Would Provide More To Troubled LA Schools

Representatives for both sides said Tuesday the agreement calls for adding a school counselor and administrator, establishing a mentor program for teachers and providing other educational resources.

04/08/2014

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City Council Eyes Limits On Street Sweeping Parking Restrictions Near LA Schools

Parents who drop off their children at schools in the city of Los Angeles may no longer have to fear a parking ticket when they do so.

03/27/2014

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