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High school students study at the teenscape area at the Los Angeles Central Library on Jan. 8, 2014 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

LAUSD libraries in trouble

LOS ANGELES (CNS) –  About half of the 600 elementary and middle school libraries in the Los Angeles Unified School District are without librarians or aides, denying tens of thousands of students regular access to […]

02/24/2014

An Apple employee demonstrates the new iPad Mini in San Francisco.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Most LAUSD teachers don’t want iPad program

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Only a minority of Los Angeles Unified School District teachers strongly favors proceeding with the $1 billion iPad program, it was reported today. In an effort to determine how the iPad […]

12/02/2013

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LA schools leader wants to slow iPad rollout

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The leader of the nation’s second-largest school district wants to put the brakes on an ambitious $1 billion plan to place iPads in the hands of every student after some of […]

10/15/2013

First grade teacher Lynda Jensen walks with her class of 30 children at Willow Glenn Elementary School in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

L.A.’s first citywide ‘Walk to School Day’ set for Wednesday

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – City and school district officials are encouraging participation in Wednesday’s inaugural citywide Walk to School Day. “Walk to School Day may be a one-day event, but it inspires families to walk […]

10/08/2013

School shooting

Official: Suspect in custody at Ga. school

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — The superintendent of DeKalb County schools says police have a suspect in custody after reports of gunfire at an Atlanta-area elementary school. Michael Thurmond tells The Associated Press that school officials […]

08/20/2013

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Alleged Nazi sympathizer removed from Saugus school board

SAUGUS (CNS) – The Saugus Union School Board has removed board member Stephen Winkler for living outside the district — without addressing allegations that he is a Nazi sympathizer. The board took voted Winkler off […]

06/19/2013

Sandy Hook Elementary School

Newtown board mulls plans for Sandy Hook school

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Town officials met Friday night to discuss whether to renovate or rebuild the elementary school where 20 first-graders and six educators were shot to death in December or build a new […]

05/04/2013

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Small Wash. school closes because of nice weather

SEATTLE (AP) — In a sun-deprived part of Washington state, the promise of nice spring weather prompted a small private school to give students a day off to enjoy the sunshine. Friday was a “sun […]

05/03/2013

A teacher receives firearms training (AP Photo)

SD gov signs into law that teachers can be armed

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed into law Friday a measure allowing the state’s school districts to arm teachers and other personnel with guns, the first of its kind since the Connecticut school shooting.

03/08/2013

Incumbents win 2 slots in LA school board race

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three reform-minded candidates running for the Los Angeles Unified school board raised nearly four times the donations of their union-backed opponents, but won only one of the slots outright with another headed to a runoff.

03/06/2013

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