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LAUSD board considers new goals to close college-eligibility gap by 2023

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| About half of the graduates from Los Angeles Unified School District high schools aren't eligible for admission in a four-year college in California; the district’s diploma requirements don’t line up with the state’s college admission rules.

How did veteran LA teacher's classroom experiment work out?

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Last August, teacher Lisa Alva launched an experiment, shaking up the high school English classes she taught. One year later, how did her experiment work out?

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LAUSD board will not renew Inspector General's contract

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LAUSD board members will not renew the contract of Ken Bramlett, the district’s current Inspector General — an internal watchdog with extraordinary oversight powers.

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Report: LAUSD still not targeting enough funding toward high-needs kids

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In the Los Angeles Unified School District, elementary schools are funded more equally than equitably, a report released Tuesday suggests.

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LAUSD may try again to give an iPad or computer to every student

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After a failed plan in 2014 to outfit each student with an iPad, L.A. Unified School District officials have floated a plan to try that idea again. Officials say they've learned from the mistakes of the past. But their new plan hit a speed bump Thursday.

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LAUSD teachers union rallies in front of City Hall

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If LAUSD and the union can't agree on the contract, union reps may call for a strike in the fall. Any walkout would follow teacher strikes in West Virginia and other states.

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How Austin Beutner plans to help LAUSD's struggling schools

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But the most intractable challenge L.A. Unified faces are not financial; at their heart, they're academic. How does Beutner think he can reverse them?

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30,000 LAUSD workers cut deal, cancel May 15 strike

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Los Angeles Unified School District bus drivers, cafeteria workers, custodians, classroom aides and other non-teaching employees called off a one-day strike planned for May 15 after leaders of their union reached a tentative contract agreement with district officials late Tuesday.

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