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The politics of LA Unified's graduation rate

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| Two school board candidates have questioned whether L.A. Unified's graduation rate is "inflated." Could their election alter LAUSD's "100 percent" graduation goal?

LAUSD: Here's what to do if ICE agents come to campus

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L.A. Unified board members told school employees not to comply with immigration agents' requests until the district's lawyers get a chance to review them.

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District report: LAUSD would lose money on sale of its HQ

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Two L.A. Unified School Board members floated the idea in January, even if only as a creative planning exercise. On Tuesday, district staff threw cold water on it.

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What to do about the ballooning cost of LAUSD's benefits

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With the May 16 run-off elections for two L.A. Unified School Board seats just weeks away, the question of how district leaders ought to handle increasingly expensive benefits costs has surfaced in the campaign debate.

LAUSD to pilot an expanded dual-language preschool program

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L.A. Unified School Board members approved a pilot program that expands "dual-language immersion" instruction to up to eight preschool classrooms next school year.

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LAUSD board backs proposal for stricter charter school laws

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L.A. Unified School Board members' 4-3 vote again put them in the middle of the political tug-of-war between teachers union leaders and charter school advocates.

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White parents still live near mostly white schools, study says

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White kids in the U.S.'s largest cities continue to have mostly-white neighbors — in large part because their parents want to send them to mostly-white schools.

Here's how LAUSD spends money intended for 'high-need' kids

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Per-pupil spending in high schools with high concentrations of needy students is going up. But in elementary and middle schools, spending lags behind.

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