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LAUSD looks to expedite abuse investigations




A student on his way to school walks past a Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) school, in Los Angeles, California on Feb. 13, 2009.
A student on his way to school walks past a Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) school, in Los Angeles, California on Feb. 13, 2009.
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LAUSD has been hit with a number of sexual abuse scandals over the past few years. Allegations of sexual abuse have been on the rise, and the way those accusations have been investigated has garnered a lot of criticism.

The Board of Education is now considering a new method of investigating alleged crimes. 

Tamar Galatzan is a LAUSD School Board Member representing District 3, which covers most of the San Fernando Valley. She wrote the proposal and is here now to talk about it