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School board weighs proposals for campus police

LOS ANGELES — Despite vocal public calls for defunding, the Los Angeles Unified School District school board rejected a proposal that would have slashed 90% of the School Police Department’s budget by 2024. The proposal by board member Monica Garcia called for the School Police budget to be reduced by 50% in the 2021-22 fiscal Read More…

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Pandemic brings unanticipated costs to LAUSD

LOS ANGELES — On the day the Los Angeles Unified School District handed out its 10 millionth free meal since campuses were closed due to coronavirus, Superintendent Austin Beutner said the district is facing $200 million in unanticipated costs due to the pandemic, but the long-term impacts of those costs is still unclear. The largest Read More…

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Teacher arrested after classroom fight with student

By Dorany Pineda Contributing Writer MAYWOOD — A teacher at Maywood Academy High School was arrested Nov. 2 after getting into a fight with a 14-year-old student in a classroom. Marston Riley, a 64-year-old music teacher, was arrested for child abuse and booked at the East Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station that afternoon and was released Read More…