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LAUSD campuses to remain closed until May 1

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Unified School District campuses will remain closed until at least May 1, Superintendent Austin Beutner told parents March 23, while also announcing a partnership with the San Diego school system to call for a “coordinated state response” to help districts affected by the coronavirus crisis. Beutner also announced a $100 Read More…

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PLANNING FOR PARITY

LAUSD launches community school plan at Crenshaw, Dorsey and Washington SOUTH LOS ANGELES — A comprehensive plan that hopes to achieve parity for low-performing schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District has been launched at three high schools with large African-American student bodies and the middle and elementary schools that feed them.  At the Read More…

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Coalition seeks ban on flavored tobacco products

LOS ANGELES — City and county officials have examined the idea of banning flavored tobacco products in recent months, and a coalition of health experts, educators and students gathered Aug. 14 to voice their support of such a prohibition. The L.A. Families Fighting Flavored Tobacco coalition hosted a news conference in front of the Kenneth Read More…