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App Developed By High School Grad Offers Incentives For Going To Class, Being On Time

A local high school graduate has developed a mobile app that’s rewarding students who go to class regularly and get there on time.

03/24/2015

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Chino High School Teacher Who Learned As An Adult That She’s Genetically Female Goes Public

Students at Chino High School returned to school this week to find that their chemistry teacher looked very different and had a new name: Amanda Swager.

03/20/2015

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Menifee Student Injured In Small Explosion At High School

Two students were detained and another student was treated for injuries Friday following an explosion on the campus of Heritage High School in Menifee.

03/13/2015

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State Board Suspends School Accountability On Common Core

The California Board of Education suspended the state’s school accountability system on Wednesday for one year to give teachers and students time to adjust to new standardized tests aligned with Common Core standards.

03/11/2015

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3 LA Men Arrested In Alleged ‘Pay-To-Stay’ Immigration Scheme

Authorities have arrested three Southland residents who they say allegedly ran a “pay-to-stay” scheme for allegedly helping hundreds of foreign nationals remain in the U.S.

03/11/2015

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Calif. Schools Bid For $50M Prize To Shorten Degree Path For Students

A $50 million competition was underway Monday among dozens of California universities and community colleges to come up with new approaches to help student earn degrees in less time.

03/09/2015

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OC High School Basketball Coach Arrested For Sexual Misconduct With 2 Minors

Orange County Sheriff’s investigators Thursday were seeking additional possible victims of a 20-year-old high school basketball coach accused of engaging in sexual misconduct with two students.

02/26/2015

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Amid Measles Outbreak, Few Rules Exist Concerning Teacher Vaccinations

While much of the attention in the ongoing measles outbreak has focused on student vaccination requirements and exemptions, less attention has been paid to another group in the nation’s classrooms: Teachers and staff members, who, by and large, are not required to be vaccinated.

02/16/2015

Bobbie Smith meets with students at Long Beach Elementary on February 13, 2015, after the school was re-named in her honor (credit: CBS)

Long Beach Elementary Students Meet School’s New Namesake

Bobbie Smith is a living legend in the Long Beach Unified School District. And on Friday, the school was officially re-named after her.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/13/2015

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LA School Board OKs Attorneys To Offer Free Legal Aid To Students At Risk Of Deportation

Staff attorneys will be allowed to voluntarily provide free legal services to unaccompanied minors who live within the district and are facing the threat of deportation.

02/11/2015

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Judge Judy To Appear As Commencement Speaker For Winner Of High School Contest

“Judge Judy” has launched a contest to determine which high school will be selected to receive a visit from Judith Sheindlin, the presiding judge from the syndicated show.

02/09/2015

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Students Return To OC School After Asbestos Concerns Shut Down Campus

Students returned to an Orange County school for the first time in months after asbestos was discovered in classrooms last fall.

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24 Unvaccinated Students Banned From OC High School After Campus Measles Exposure

Dozens of unvaccinated students have been banned from an Orange County high school after being exposed to measles by an infected classmate.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/20/2015

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Classes Resume After 2 Teachers Arrested For Having Sex With Male Students

Students will return to class Tuesday for the first time since two female teachers were arrested for allegedly having sex with students on a beach camping trip.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/20/2015

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LA School Board Delays Decision On Legal Aid For Students Facing Deportation

Some school board members have signaled support for a plan to provide free legal aid to what officials say would be a “limited number” of students who are facing deportation.

01/14/2015

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