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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.

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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LAUSD approves tear-down, rebuild of Roosevelt High campus

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Los Angeles' historic Roosevelt High School will get a long-overdue rebuild of its aging campus. But the campus' most historic buildings will be torn down.

30,000 LAUSD employees plan one-day strike this month

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If you're one of the 41,000 students who relies on a Los Angeles Unified School District bus to get to class, start making a backup plan to get to school next week — and even if you're not, plan to pack a lunch.

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What LAUSD's new leader said in his first public appearance

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L.A. Unified School District's next superintendent, Austin Beutner, acknowledged he was an "unconventional choice."