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Local Schools Kick Off ‘School Attendance Month’, Offer Incentives To Keep Students In Class

Los Angeles County schools kicked off School Attendance Month with creative incentives aimed at keeping students in the classroom.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/03/2013

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Deasy: LAUSD Should Lead State, Nation In Teacher Assessments

With the start of a new school year less than a week away, the head of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) says it’s time for the district to lead.

08/08/2013

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iPads, Copper Wiring Stolen In San Bernardino School Burglaries

Authorities were searching for suspects Monday in a recent rash of burglaries at several San Bernardino schools.

07/29/2013

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Brown Signs $2.1B Bill To Fund Lower-Income School Districts

Governor Jerry Brown stopped by a Los Angeles elementary school Monday to sign a bill that provides more state money to low-income schools.

07/01/2013

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Calif. Bill Would Require Panic Alarms In Schools

Lawmakers gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a bill that would require panic alarms to be installed throughout school campuses in California, but only if the federal government pays for it.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/03/2013

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LAUSD, Airports, Defense Firms Brace For Budget Cuts

Several local agencies are already preparing for less money from the federal government come Friday.

02/26/2013

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Search For Burglary Suspects In Hancock Park Spurs School Lockdown

One of two schools in Hancock Park remained on lockdown late Friday afternoon while authorities searched the area for three burglary suspects.

02/08/2013

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No Charges Filed After Violent Threats Allegedly Made Against LA Elementary Schools

Los Angeles County prosecutors have declined to file charges against a Pomona man accused of making violent threats against local schools on Facebook.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/17/2012

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LAPD To Step Up School Patrols In Wake Of Conn. Shooting

Parents and officials from school districts across Southern California mourned the loss of 28 people – including twenty children – after a gunman opened fire at a Connecticut elementary school on Friday.

12/14/2012

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Deasy: Teachers Delaying LAUSD Bid For $40M In Federal Grants

Officials with the Los Angeles Unified School District raced on Monday to meet a fast-approaching deadline to apply for up to $40 million in federal grants.

10/22/2012

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School Officials Voicing Concern Over Flamin’ Hot Cheetos

Many school districts are voicing concern over Flamin’ Hot Cheetos due to nutritional value.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2012

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Report: California Needs To Revamp Teaching Profession

California needs to overhaul its teaching profession to address a looming shortage of educators as student enrollment is projected to rise, according to a state report released Monday.

09/10/2012

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San Bernardino School Officials, Students Head Home Early After Air Conditioning Goes Out

The air conditioning went out at the San Bernardino Unified School District headquarters and at two schools, prompting officials and students to head home early.

08/14/2012

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Parent’s Prep: New Technology In Schools; What Parents Need To Know

Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.

08/01/2012

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Funding Cuts For Arts, Class Sizes Under Fire At PTA Convention

A convention bringing together parents and educators from across the state kicked off in Anaheim on Wednesday.

05/09/2012

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