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Thousands march in downtown Los Angeles

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After walking the picket lines at their schools around sunrise on the first day of the strike, thousands marched the rainy streets of downtown LA.

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With striking teachers outside, skeleton crews try to keep schools running

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Los Angeles Unified School District teachers walked off the job today for their first strike in 30 years.  While they marched and walked picket lines outside, skeleton crews of administrators and aides inside kept schools running as best they could.

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Los Angeles Teachers Are Moving Forward With A Strike

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Teachers in LA, the second largest school district in the country, are expected to go on strike Monday morning. Union members there have been working without a contract for more than a year.

To Get To College, It Helps Black Students To Have A Black Teacher Early On

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New research shows that black teachers have a much stronger effect on black students than previously thought.

Report: College Students Are Hungry And Government Programs Could Do More To Help

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A federal report finds many undergraduates are too hungry to learn, and don't have enough information to access the federal resources available to help.

LAUSD teachers push back strike to Monday

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Teachers were supposed to strike Thursday, but now they're scheduled to start after the weekend since the district challenged the teacher's union on a technicality.

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Virginia Study Finds Increased School Bullying In Areas That Voted For Trump

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Researchers found higher rates of bullying and certain teasing in areas where voters favored Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election.

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Problems with new payroll system at the University of California

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It appears problems with a new payroll system at the University of California are affecting student employees. UCLA says about 1,000 employees affected there.

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Community colleges seeking help for formerly incarcerated students

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California community college administrators say the state's high incarceration rate underlines how important it is to help the formerly incarcerated earn a degree.

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What does a new governor mean for arts education in California?

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An advocate for arts education explains what he hopes newly inaugurated Gov. Gavin Newsom will do when it comes to the future of arts in California schools. 

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Los Angeles Teacher Strike Could Be Days Away

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If no deal is reached, more than 30,000 union members wouldn't go to work, affecting roughly 480,000 public school students.

16-Year-Old Set To Graduate From Kansas High School And Harvard University

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When he was about 11 years old, Braxton Moral started Harvard University's extension program. "I'm not any different; I just do a little thing on the side," he says.

A push for college financial aid to cover more than tuition

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For many Cal State and community college students tuition is cheaper than rent and other living expenses. Policymakers want financial aid to cover these costs.

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So How Do You Teach Kids To Be Honest?

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At St. Claret's School in India, snack time is time for an ethical decision. Students could toss a few coins in the box — or just take the food and walk away.

In 'Never Too Late,' Finally, A Guide For Adults Going To College

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There are hundreds of books about picking the best college. But let's face it: Most of them are written for high schoolers. A new book offers a roadmap for older students.

UC: nearly $50 billion needed for construction, renovation

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Student say deferred maintenance leads to crowded campuses and hurts the quality of their education. UC's price tag: nearly $50 billion in the next decade.

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