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On LAUSD’s First Day, Principals Sort Through Who Showed Up

| Enrollment exceeding district class-size limits can cause logistical nightmares for principals. But enrollment that's too low could mean a loss of funding.

LAUSD Is Back In Session, With Usual Controlled Chaos

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Finding the right classroom and getting to know new teachers were among the typical first-day concerns at Alta California Elementary School.

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Should Non-Citizens Be Allowed To Vote In LAUSD Elections?

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A resolution proposes exploring a possible measure on the 2020 ballot that would open future LAUSD board elections to "all parents," including non-citizens.

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School Board Veteran Is Confirmed As New LAUSD President

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Richard Vladovic will chair LAUSD meetings for the next year. The position is mostly ceremonial, but it often reveals which way the political winds are blowing.

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LAUSD Plans 'Massive' Outreach Campaign On 2020 Census

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A Census undercount would mean fewer federal dollars for critical programs, including Title I funds for high-poverty schools.

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School Board Considers Ending "Wanding" Policy

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A resolution calls for sunsetting rules requiring school administrators to look for weapons by randomly searching students with handheld metal detectors.

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L.A. Mayor Has Harsh Words For Measure EE Opponents

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At a press conference, Mayor Garcetti criticized business groups that successfully campaigned to defeat the proposed parcel tax. "We've got fights coming," he said.

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Resounding Defeat for LAUSD Parcel Tax Measure

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Measure EE, which would have helped fund provisions of the teachers strike settlement, needed two-thirds approval to pass, but less than half of voters supported it.

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