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But less than half of Class of 2016 students are passing required courses with grades Cal State or UC campuses require for admission.
The sick-out at four Compton schools is an apparent show of dissatisfaction with the progress of labor contract talks between their union and the district.
The release includes personal information, including some Social Security numbers, for students who've attended California schools since 2008. But you can object.
The president of the nation's second-largest teachers union says countering the proposed expansion of charter schools in Los Angeles is "amongst her highest priorities."
The union representing teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District wants to re-work how the district rates teachers' job performance.