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School Board Considers Ending "Wanding" Policy

| A resolution calls for sunsetting rules requiring school administrators to look for weapons by randomly searching students with handheld metal detectors.

L.A. Mayor Has Harsh Words For Measure EE Opponents

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At a press conference, Mayor Garcetti criticized business groups that successfully campaigned to defeat the proposed parcel tax. "We've got fights coming," he said.

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Resounding Defeat for LAUSD Parcel Tax Measure

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Measure EE, which would have helped fund provisions of the teachers strike settlement, needed two-thirds approval to pass, but less than half of voters supported it.

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Parcel Tax Plan To Fund LAUSD On The Ballot Today

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Measure EE would enact a parcel tax on some residential and commercial properties of 16 cents per square foot to help fund the school system.

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At Campaign Stop, Julian Castro Stumps For Measure EE

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Castro is the fourth Democratic presidential candidate to endorse the proposed LAUSD parcel tax, which goes before voters on June 4.

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LAUSD Superintendent Wants to Ease Burdens on Principals

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Austin Beutner says he'll pare down paperwork requirements and other administrative tasks to allow principals to spend more time with parents and colleagues.

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Newly Elected LAUSD Board Member Huddles with Superintendent

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After special election victory, Jackie Goldberg, who had been sharply critical of LAUSD Supt. Austin Beutner, says she now hopes to work with him.

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Race, Charter Schools at Center of LAUSD Special Election

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Almost 90 percent of the students in LAUSD District 5 are Latino. Both candidates in the runoff election — Heather Repenning and Jackie Goldberg — are white.

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