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LAUSD expands charter school probe

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles Unified School District officials say they have expanded their financial probe of a charter school organization to include all eight locally operated institutions after moving to shut down two […]


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2 Los Angeles charter schools could be closed

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Unified School District officials have decided to shut down two charter schools, based on the finding of a draft audit that has not yet been made public. The Daily […]


New teachers union leader says group is willing to strike

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The new leader of the Los Angeles teachers union signaled a more militant stance toward the school district at a national teachers union convention this weekend, including the possibility of a […]


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Minimum wage for some LAUSD workers hits $15

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The minimum wage of nearly 20,000 Los Angeles Unified cafeteria workers, custodians and other school service workers is being raised to $15 an hour. City News Service says the wage hike […]


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LA Unified to diversify student computers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a departure from a $1 billion plan to give an iPad to every student, the Los Angeles Unified School District says it will allow some high schools to provide laptops […]


David Holmquist, Los Angeles Unified School District general counsel, comments on a multimillion-dollar settlement of 58 teacher lewd acts claims in Los Angeles Tuesday, March 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Suspended LAUSD teachers no longer report to ‘Teacher Jail’

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Starting today, Los Angeles Unified School District teachers suspended amid misconduct investigations will be allowed to remain at home rather than report during the workday to district offices known within the […]


Firefighters hose down the wreckage of a bus and a semitruck that collided, Thursday, April 10, 2014, just north of Orland, Calif. (AP Photo/The Chico Enterprise-Record, Dan Reidel)

At least 10 dead as bus, truck crash in California

ORLAND, Calif. (AP) – The long bus ride north from Los Angeles for a group of high school students who planned to visit Humboldt State University had been fun: The hours whizzed by as they […]


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Proposal would provide more resources to troubled LA schools

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Los Angeles Unified School District has tentatively agreed to provide millions of dollars in resources to 37 under-performing schools to settle a lawsuit brought by the teachers union. Representatives for […]


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Mayor Eric Garcetti talks to KFWB

We want to catch you up on the state of the city of Los Angeles a little more than 9 months into the new mayor’s term in office. Penny and Phil spoke with Los Angeles […]


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Attorneys argue value of CA teacher tenure

We want to review the final arguments in the widely watched case about teacher tenure and the process for firing bad or incompetent teachers. KFWB’s Legal Analyst Royal Oakes discussed this case with Penny and […]


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LAUSD in session with stepped up security; emergency plans for parents here

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An estimated 600,000 students in the nation’s second- largest school district returned to classes today for the start of the Los Angeles Unified School District’s 2013-14 term, with stepped up security […]


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LAUSD to add 1,000 aides for security at schools

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Los Angeles Unified School District will spend $4.2 million to hire more than 1,000 campus aides to increase security at elementary schools.