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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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Parents Voice Concern Over Lack Of Air Conditioning In Schools

Parents are voicing concern over an apparent lack of air condition in their children’s classrooms, as Southern California’s record heat wave continues.

09/17/2014

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McDonald’s To Offer Free Back-To-School Breakfast Tuesday

McDonald’s spokesperson Bonnie Mondugno stopped by KCAL9 Monday tell viewers about the upcoming Back-to-School Breakfast Giveaway.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/08/2014

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Ex-Teacher Gets Jail Time For Sexually Molesting Special-Ed Students

Authorities say a former elementary school teacher was sentenced Friday to 16 years in state prison for sexually molesting special-education students.

09/05/2014

Union officials say students staged the protest over a much-maligned LAUSD computer system. (Photo courtesy UTLA)

Jefferson High Students Stage Walkout Over LAUSD Computer System

Hundreds of students Monday walked out of classes at Jefferson Senior High School in a protest over what was described as “scheduling problems” due to a much-criticized MiSiS computer system.

08/25/2014

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LAUSD Schools Make Discipline Less Harsh

Students at the nation’s second largest school district will be shielded from prosecution and sent to administrators for low-level offenses as part of a sweeping reform to the way school police respond to bad behavior.

08/18/2014

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