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Senate Passes Bill To Streamline Process For Dismissing Teachers Due To Misconduct

The state Senate has passed a bill intended to speed and streamline the process for dismissing teachers accused of misconduct, despite the opinion of some that the measure should be improved, possibly next year.

09/12/2013

LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy (courtesy UTLA)

LAUSD Chief Gets ‘F’ In Teachers Union Survey

The union representing teachers with the Los Angeles Unified School District gave Superintendent John Deasy a “failing grade” in a performance review released Thursday.

07/11/2013

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Attorneys Call For LAUSD To ID Teachers ‘Credibly Accused’ Of Abuse

A coalition of attorneys says the LAUSD has yet to publicly address the exact number, and identities of, teachers and administrators who have been “credibly accused of abusing children” within the school district.

06/26/2013

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Parents, Teachers Protest Co-Location Of Charter School On Boyle Heights Elementary Campus

Parents and teachers at Lorena Street Elementary School Friday were protesting the possible co-location of a charter school on the campus.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/14/2013

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LAUSD Votes To Keep Controversial ‘Breakfast’ Program

The Board of Education voted Tuesday to continue its controversial “Breakfast in the Classroom” program despite critics who claimed about reduced instruction time and and unsanitary classroom conditions.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/14/2013

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Manhattan Beach School Board Votes To Pink Slip Nearly 2 Dozen Teachers

The Manhattan Beach Unified School District Board voted Wednesday night to pink slip nearly two dozen teachers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/07/2013

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LAUSD Faces Criticism For Plan To Buy iPads For 600,000 Students

LAUSD Board President Monica Garcia says the purchase of an estimated 600,000 tablet computers is critical to ‘closing the digital divide’.

12/12/2012

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Calif. Grad Rate In Bottom Half Of All US; LAUSD’s Even Lower

New federal figures ranked California 32nd out of 50 states in graduating high school students – and the Los Angeles Unified School District is even worse.

11/27/2012

Daniel and Gay Shepard (credit: DMV/CBS)

No Jail Time For OC Teachers After Sexually Assaulting Student, 17

Daniel and Gay Shepard were sentenced to probation and community service after having an unlawful sexual relationship with a then-17-year-old male high school student.

11/01/2012

John Deasy (credit: Krista Kennell/AFP/Getty Images)

$40M ‘Race To The Top’ Over For LAUSD

The Los Angeles Unified School District was unable to continue its pursuit of $40 million in federal funding Tuesday after a failure to reach an agreement with the teachers’ union.

10/30/2012

(Photo: Publicity shots of Dick Devos, union opponent, and James P. Hoffa, union organizer)

Digital Debate: Teamster’s Hoffa & Amway Heir DeVos: Clash Over Unions!

James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.

10/29/2012

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Schools Stripped Of Key Ranking After Reports Of Cheating, Other Irregularities

Nearly two dozens schools across California – including several in the Southland – have been stripped of a key state ranking due to cheating and other irregularities in administering standardized tests last spring.

10/29/2012

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Deasy: Teachers Delaying LAUSD Bid For $40M In Federal Grants

Officials with the Los Angeles Unified School District raced on Monday to meet a fast-approaching deadline to apply for up to $40 million in federal grants.

10/22/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Debating Cities and Education

When it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.

10/11/2012

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