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350 Students Receive Gifts At Sweet Alice’s 29th Annual Christmas Party

Sweet Alice held her 29th Annual Christmas party Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/18/2014

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LA To San Fran In 35 Minutes? Hyperloop CEO Says Speed Tube Could Become Reality

Tesla founder Elon Musk says it’s being developed with the help of about 25 UCLA graduate architecture students at a facility in Playa Vista.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/17/2014

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Miramonte Elementary Sex Abuse Case To Cost Nearly $140M

Once lawyers began digging into Mark Berndt’s past, they discovered a three-decade pattern of odd behavior and complaints about the teacher that school administrators either missed or ignored.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/22/2014

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U.C. Expands Legal Services For Immigrant Students

The University of California is planning to offer legal services at six campuses to students who are living in the U.S. illegally or have parents who might be eligible for deportation relief under President Barack Obama’s new immigration order, UC President Janet Napolitano announced Friday.

11/21/2014

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Jury Selection Begins In First Civil Trial In Miramonte Sex Abuse Scandal

Jury selection began Monday morning in the first civil trial against the Los Angeles Unified School District stemming from a sex abuse scandal at Miramonte Elementary School.

11/17/2014

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Discussion Over ‘Common Core’ Gets Heated In Costa Mesa

A discussion over the controversial new curriculum, known as Common Core, got heated Monday night in Costa Mesa during a special meeting at the Orange County Board of Education.

10/21/2014

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Civil Rights Leader: Next LA Schools Chief Must Be African-American ‘Student Sensitive’

Southland civil rights leaders were expected to urge Los Angeles school board officials to appoint a new superintendent that will be “sensitive” to the needs of African-American students.

10/17/2014

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Arrest Made After Pierce College Evacuated Over Social Media Threat

A 26-year-old man was arrested Thursday for allegedly posting a threat on social media that prompted an evacuation of Pierce College in Woodland Hills, authorities said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2014

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Laptops, Other Valuables Stolen From 2 UCLA Students

Authorities say two UCLA students had laptops stolen, among other valuables, in hot prowl burglaries this week.

10/15/2014

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Huntington Beach Students Expected To Resume Classes Thursday With Asbestos Abatement Underway

Affected schools in Ocean View School District have been shut down for the last seven days after an asbestos fiber was found in a wipe test at Hope View Elementary.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/14/2014

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Angry Parents Demand Answers As OC Schools Remain Closed For Asbestos Testing

Frustrated Oak View Elementary students and parents in Huntington Beach marched in front of the Ocean View School District office Monday morning, hoping someone would explain when the children will return to class.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/13/2014

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Judge Tells State To Fix Problems At Jefferson High School

California education officials must get involved in fixing a slew of scheduling and class-assignment problems that have unconstitutionally deprived students at an L.A. high school of weeks of valuable learning time this fall, a judge ruled Wednesday.

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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3 Students Arrested For Allegedly Making Criminal Threats Against Peers At Lake Elsinore HS

Several Temescal Canyon High School students were in custody Tuesday after allegedly making criminal threats to other students at the school.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/30/2014

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LAUSD Wins $13 Million Grant To Expose Students To College

The Los Angeles Unified School District has won a $13 million federal grant to expose students from sixth grade and up to college.

09/24/2014

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