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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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Report: Toxicity Levels At Malibu Schools Higher Than Previously Thought

Some Malibu school facilities may contain illegal levels of a toxic compound that is dramatically higher than previously reported, according to a parent-teacher coalition.

07/17/2014

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Union Chief’s Remarks Seen As Signal For Possible LA Teachers Strike

Officials with the Los Angeles teachers union may be inching closer to a potential strike following remarks made a union official, according to reports.

07/14/2014

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2 Special Ed Students Hurt After Teacher’s Aide Allegedly Threw Chairs In Classroom

A LAUSD special education teacher’s aide faced battery charges Monday for allegedly attacking students and staff at Van Nuys Elementary, prosecutors said.

06/23/2014

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LAUSD Teachers Set For Budget Fight Over Pay Cuts, Staffing

Teachers want officials to restore pay cuts and boost the number of nurses, librarians and other key positions as part of a proposed $6.8 billion budget plan for the coming school year.

06/17/2014

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5 Polytechnic High School Students Land $1K Payday After Getting Into MIT

Andrew Koh, Reymundo Cano, Kevin Escobar, GiMin Choi and William Lopez-Cordero recently received their acceptance letters to the elite school.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/06/2014

A student on his way to school walks past a Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) school, in Los Angeles, California on February 13, 2009. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has threatened to send layoff warnings to at least 20,000 state workers unless a budget agreement is reached Friday.  (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

LA Schools Reach Tentative Deal In Layoff Suit, May Hire More Teachers

The Los Angeles Unified School District may settle a lawsuit over teacher layoffs by spending $25 million to hire more staff for dozens of struggling schools.

04/08/2014

Officials believe a third grade student sexually assaulted another male student several times at school -- in the bathroom and in the classroom. (credit: CBS)

Parents Demand Answers Surrounding 3rd Grader Sexual Assault Case

There was “a whole bunch of yelling and arguing,” said one parent.

03/20/2014

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Union Says Fewer Teachers Facing Layoffs

Fewer teachers are expected to be laid off this year than the previous four school terms according to the state’s largest teachers union.

03/15/2014

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Parents Demand Answers From School Board After 55 Teachers Call In Sick At Compton School

Students at a South Los Angeles high school were being picked up by parents Tuesday after dozens of teachers called in sick.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2014

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UTLA Encourages LAUSD Parents To Demand Pay Raises, Smaller Class Sizes

Members of United Teachers Los Angeles were handing out leaflets to parents dropping their kids off at Los Angeles Unified School District schools Tuesday morning calling for smaller class sizes, increased staffing and salary increases.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2014

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Cleveland High Honores Educator After 40 Years Of Teaching, Mentoring Students

Cleveland High School honored a teacher who has inspired and mentored students for 40 years Tuesday as he proudly handed off the torch to a former pupil.

01/28/2014

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LAUSD Teachers Seek Pay Hike Amid Release Of Prop. 30 Funds

The teachers union representing educators of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) plans to present a pay proposal to the school board next week.

01/17/2014

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Lawmaker Moves To Boost Training For Teachers To ID, Report Child Abuse

A Southland lawmaker has introduced a bill in Sacramento that would require training for teachers and other school staffers on how to identify suspected cases of child abuse.

01/07/2014

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Task Force Meets In Malibu High School Environmental Health Probe

A community task force met for the first time Thursday to help guide the investigation into whether environmental conditions at Malibu High School made dozens of teachers sick.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/17/2013

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