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Emergency personnel head to the scene near Brashear High School in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/KDKA-TV)

3 students shot outside Pittsburgh high school

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Three Pittsburgh high school students heading to their vehicle after classes ended were shot Wednesday afternoon, and police sought as many as three people and were investigating whether the shooting was drug-related, […]

11/13/2013

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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

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California report says truancy may cost state billions

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A new study released by the California attorney general’s office says the state must act to reduce rampant truancy. The study released Monday says the last school year saw an estimated […]

09/30/2013

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Glendale school district monitors kids’ social media

GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California school district is trying to stop cyberbullying by watching what students post on social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. The Los Angeles Times reported Sunday that Glendale Unified […]

09/16/2013

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Senate OKs bill barring high-cost school bonds

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown legislation intended to prevent school districts from selling high-cost bonds that rack up massive interest costs and cannot be paid off until they mature. The […]

09/03/2013

Los Angeles Unified School District

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 […]

08/13/2013

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Schools, sheriff partner in OC for school safety

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A new partnership between The Orange County Sheriff’s Department and school district officials aims to improve safety within the county’s 28 school districts in the event of a violent attack. […]

08/01/2013

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Transgender case resolved with CA school district

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. government has reached an agreement with a Southern California school district to resolve claims the district discriminated against a transgender student. The deal was announced Wednesday by the Department […]

07/24/2013

School district didn’t report student sex claim

REDLANDS, Calif. (AP) — Redlands police are investigating whether the local school district broke the law by failing to immediately report an allegation that a teacher was having sex with her student. The Riverside Press-Enterprise […]

07/12/2013

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