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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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LA County Expands Crossing Guard Services To Middle Schools

Parents are hailing the decision by Los Angeles County officials to expand crossing guard services to middle schools following a deadly accident near a Hollywood campus.

03/05/2014

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UTLA Encourages LAUSD Parents To Demand Pay Raises, Smaller Class Sizes

Members of United Teachers Los Angeles were handing out leaflets to parents dropping their kids off at Los Angeles Unified School District schools Tuesday morning calling for smaller class sizes, increased staffing and salary increases.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2014

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Report: No Librarians At Half Of LAUSD Middle, Elementary School Libraries

Budget cuts in the Los Angeles Unified School District have left roughly half of its elementary and middle schools without librarians.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/24/2014

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State, Federal Agencies Will Look For Environmental Hazards At SoCal Schools

The Los Angeles Unified School District is among several Southern California school districts that will go under an environmental microscope.

01/28/2014

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Lawmaker Moves To Boost Training For Teachers To ID, Report Child Abuse

A Southland lawmaker has introduced a bill in Sacramento that would require training for teachers and other school staffers on how to identify suspected cases of child abuse.

01/07/2014

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Calif. Schools Prepare For Transgender Rights Law

With a law that spells out the rights of transgender students in grades K-12 set to take effect in California, school districts are reviewing locker room layouts, scheduling sensitivity training for coaches, assessing who will sleep where during overnight field trips and reconsidering senior portrait dress codes.

12/26/2013

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LAUSD Teachers, Staffers ‘Coming Out’ In Support Of LGBT Students

Thousands of district employees took part Thursday in what officials hailed as a groundbreaking initiative in support of LGBT students.

10/10/2013

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LAUSD Takes Back iPads From Students In Wake Of Hacking Reports

Officials with the Los Angeles Unified school district have begun confiscating iPad tablet computers from students following reports of hacking and misuse of the devices, according to reports Tuesday.

10/01/2013

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