Special Education

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Lawsuit: LAUSD Misappropriated Funds For High-Need Students

Civil rights groups sued the Los Angeles Unified School District Wednesday, alleging that millions of dollars intended to help low income, foster care and English-learner students were diverted to special education services.

07/01/2015

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Parents Demand Principal To Step Down For Allegedly Discriminating Against Spanish-Speaking, Special Ed Students

A crowd picketed and chanted “It’s gotta stop, Grady has got to go!” outside John Mack Elementary School Wednesday. They say more than 100 students boycotted the school this week.

06/04/2015

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Parents Say They’re Outraged Special Needs Students Left Out Of High School Yearbook

Jennifer Kastner spoke to parents and school officials at Quartz Hill High School in Lancaster.

05/29/2015

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Exclusive: Angry Parents Speak Out After Special Needs Students Made To Dig Through Trash For Recyclables

A group of special needs students and their angry parents spoke out in front of the Jurupa Valley School Board about a “humiliating” first day at school where they were made to dig through the dumpster for recyclables.

08/18/2014

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Family Outraged School Had Students With Special Needs Dig Through Trash For Recyclables

The family of a special needs student in Jurupa Valley is furious that his school had him and his classmates rummage through the trash for recyclables.

08/13/2014

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Need For Special Educators Are On The Rise In LA

UCLA Extension’s Eric Latham says special education teachers in LA learn to become good communicators while experiencing cultural diversity.

03/24/2014

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Arraignment Postponed For Corona Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With Students

A Riverside County high school teacher accused of having sex with students on school grounds is expected in court Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2013

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Corona Special Education Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With Students On Campus

A 31-year-old Corona high school teacher has been accused of having sexual contact with several underage male students on campus.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/20/2013

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Advocates Sue To Restore $133M Mental Health Program

Advocates have filed a class-action lawsuit against the state over the cutoff of a $133 million program that provided mental health services to more than 20,000 special education students across California.

10/22/2010