Los Angeles Unified School District

Los Angeles Unified School District

LAUSD 4th-grade teacher gets 12 years for sex abuse

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former fourth-grade teacher in the Los Angeles Unified School District has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for the sexual abuse of three students and a female relative. A […]

06/20/2014

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California teacher tenure law unconstitutional

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tenure and other job protections for California’s public school teachers were ruled unconstitutional Tuesday by a judge presiding in a lawsuit brought by nine students. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge […]

06/10/2014

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Judge could change California teacher job security

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A judge plans to announce a decision Tuesday that could be a game changer for California teachers whose job security is on the line. Attorneys said the anxiously awaited ruling from […]

06/10/2014

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

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LA Unified gets lower price for thousands of iPads

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Unified School District is getting a break on the price of thousands of iPads, as it continues the rollout of a $1 billion plan to provide the tablets to […]

01/31/2014

A sign marks the entrance to a gender neutral restroom at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vt. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

Calif. schools prepare for transgender rights law

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With a law that spells out the rights of transgender students in grades K-12 set to take effect in California, school districts are reviewing locker room layouts, scheduling sensitivity training for […]

12/31/2013

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LA volleyball coach accused of lewd acts on girls

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A 23-year-old East Los Angeles high school volleyball coach has been arrested for allegedly engaging in lewd acts with two 15-year-old female students. Los Angeles County sheriff’s Capt. Mike Parker says […]

12/16/2013

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

Mark Berndt, former Los Angeles teacher charged with committing lewd acts against students. (Photo credit: Los Angeles Sheriff's Department / AP)

Miramonte parents claims can move forward

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has ruled that parents can proceed with their own claims of emotional distress related to abuses at Miramonte Elementary School, where a third-grade teacher was accused of […]

11/27/2013

Mark Berndt, former Los Angeles teacher charged with committing lewd acts against students. (Photo credit: Los Angeles Sheriff's Department / AP)

Sexual ‘tasting games’ teacher pleads no contest

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A once-respected former teacher accused of committing lewd acts on children in what he called “tasting games” pleaded no contest Friday to all the charges against him. Mark Berndt, 62, entered […]

11/15/2013

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