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STEM Education: The Campaign To Recruit STEM Educators

The number of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is growing at a rate nearly double that of non-STEM jobs. To train this workforce of the near future, the United States needs an army of teachers highly trained in science, math, and technology.

08/27/2014

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‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For Students

Teacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.

08/27/2014

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Teachers Union Officials To Visit Schools In Push For Pay Increase, Smaller Classes

Officials with the Los Angeles teachers union Wednesday were set to take their push for a pay increase to several area schools.

08/20/2014

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LAUSD Students, Teachers Start 2014-2015 School Year

More than 650,000 students in the Los Angeles Unified School District returned to classrooms Tuesday, despite ongoing negotiations with the teachers union.

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LAUSD Chief Deasy Sounds Optimistic Note Ahead Of New School Year

Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy presented his vision Tuesday to ensure every student graduates college-prepared and career-ready.

08/05/2014

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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.

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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

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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.

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