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The Los Angeles Unified School district is the second-largest in the nation, serving roughly 650,000 students every year. It is also a tough population: many of these students are poor, minority or just learning English.

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LA Schools superintendent John Deasy defends tenure

John Deasy's resignation, announced by the L.A. Unified board on Thursday, comes after high-profile tussles with the teacher's union and a troubled initiative to get an iPad in every student's hand. Listen to the interview.

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Why do we fear Ebola more than the flu?

Ebola has killed only one person in the U.S., but are we ignoring greater threats like the flu, which killed 1,000 people last week? Professor Dan Ariely describes the psychology behind some of our fears.