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Can LAUSD copy a good school? Its teachers doubt it

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| At a school that L.A. Unified is using as a model for a new magnet program in Watts, teachers question whether the district's plan to "replicate" their success can work.

English Learners start off ahead in kindergarten with TK

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California kids whose primary language is not English do better in kindergarten if they attend transitional kindergarten programs when they’re four.

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Teachers' contract will be early test for new LAUSD board

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United Teachers Los Angeles endorsed their opponents during the campaign, but will now have to work with Nick Melvoin and Kelly Gonez. The first order of business: a new contract.

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So LAUSD has a charter-backed school board majority. What now?

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Tuesday’s elections shifted the balance of power on the L.A. School Board; a majority of the board will have been endorsed by charter school advocates.

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Spending on LAUSD race shatters records

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Outside groups have spent more than $14 million to influence voters. Smaller sums are being raised to sway decisions on a police oversight measure, the only citywide race.

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The politics of LA Unified's graduation rate

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Two school board candidates have questioned whether L.A. Unified's graduation rate is "inflated." Could their election alter LAUSD's "100 percent" graduation goal?

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LAUSD: Here's what to do if ICE agents come to campus

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L.A. Unified board members told school employees not to comply with immigration agents' requests until the district's lawyers get a chance to review them.

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District report: LAUSD would lose money on sale of its HQ

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Two L.A. Unified School Board members floated the idea in January, even if only as a creative planning exercise. On Tuesday, district staff threw cold water on it.

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