Education

Activists take case against random student searches directly to LAUSD superintendent

FILE - A heavy police presence is seen outside Castro Middle School following a gun incident in February.
FILE - A heavy police presence is seen outside Castro Middle School following a gun incident in February.
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Civil rights groups are pressing the L.A. Unified School District to end its policy of randomly searching students with hand-held metal detectors. Those activists recently got a chance for a face-to-face meeting with top district officials.