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Student opponents of LAUSD’s random search policy disrupted fundraiser with superintendent

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| Every day, L.A. Unified middle- and high school staff select students at random to be searched for drugs and weapons.

LAUSD school, once a target for ‘parent trigger,’ posts huge gains on latest statewide tests

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The results are in from the standardized tests students in California public schools took last spring — and overall, kids across the state scored a little better this year than they did in 2017.

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On eve of mediation, LAUSD makes new offer to teachers

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The contract dispute has United Teachers Los Angeles members ready for a possible strike, which could come as soon as this year if the two sides don't reach a deal.

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LAUSD’s leader wants to ‘manage out’ bad teachers. But does the district know which teachers are bad?

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Los Angeles Unified schools superintendent Austin Beutner has called for removing the district’s weakest teachers from the classroom.

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Why does LAUSD’s superintendent want to talk about teacher quality right now?

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Los Angeles Unified schools Superintendent Austin Beutner wants to talk about more than the contract negotiations with the district’s teachers union, United Teachers Los Angeles.

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LAUSD, UTLA trade formal complaints as union's strike vote continues

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L.A. Unified school teachers are voting all this week whether to authorize a strike as a war of words between their union and the district escalates. The school district filed a formal complaint against United Teachers Los Angeles on Tuesday, accusing them of bargaining in bad faith.

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Activists take case against random student searches directly to LAUSD superintendent

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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.

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Some LAUSD parents endure another back-to-school ritual: bus delays

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More than 43,000 students depend on an L.A. Unified School District bus; most are riding miles across town to a magnet school far from home.

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