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LAUSD says schools will reopen Wednesday morning

LOS ANGELES — Responding to a threat emailed to school board members, all Los Angeles Unified School District campuses were closed Tuesday while authorities conducted an exhaustive search of more than 1,500 school sites. The threat was found to be not credible, and classes will resume Wednesday. Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck and Sheriff Jim Read More…

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‘Electronic threat’ causes LAUSD to close all schools Tuesday

LOS ANGELES — Responding to an “electronic threat” that may have been emailed to the district from overseas, all Los Angeles Unified School District campuses were closed Tuesday and a massive effort began to search the roughly 900 schools in the district. Officials in New York City said schools there received the same threat, but Read More…

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County students perform on par with others in state

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County students performed roughly on par with their counterparts across the state in new Common Core curriculum testing, according to results that were released Sept. 9 by the state and will serve as a baseline for future testing. The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, administered to about 3.2 Read More…