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The dropout rate among LAUSD students who began ninth grade together in 2009-10 was 17.3 percent, according to the state Department of Education.
The runoff election takes place this month with ballots set to be counted April 29.
The Los Angles Unified School District board of education is scheduled to consider the proposed settlement at its April 22 meeting. The settlement also needs court approval.
Children with social connections -- even just one friend -- are at less risk of suffering severe symptoms after being bullied, said study author Jaana Juvonen, a UCLA professor of psychology
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Willow Bay most recently served as senior editor for The Huffington Post in Los Angeles and was a correspondent and host for Bloomberg TV.
Earlier this month, the Los Angeles City Council voted to prohibit "vaping" at restaurants, bars, nightclubs and other public spaces
"Our members are really worried the dollars won't be determined at the local level," said one leader of the movement.
Disney Channel star Raini Rodriguez, who is known for her role on "Austin & Ally," was on hand for the kick off of the campaign, which runs through next week.
The 2014 Los Angeles Report found that citywide, compared to traditional school alternatives, 48 percent of charter schools have significantly larger learning gains in reading, while 44 perc
In January, the UTLA sent a letter to the LAUSD school board to ask for a 17.6 percent salary increase retroactive for the beginning of the 2013-14 school year.
Some parents, teachers and students planned an afternoon rally to protest the school board's decision last month to continue using construction bond funds to buy up to 67,500 iPads for phase
Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Dodgers controlling owner Mark Walter, and Dodger co-owners Todd L. Boehly, Robert L. Patton and Stan Kasten made the purchase for an undisclosed sum.