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As LA public schools plan for fall, calls grow for improved online learning

As the coronavirus pandemic shows little signs of slowing down, calls are growing for the Los Angeles Unified School District to improve upon a hastily launched system of online learning for the coming academic year. A report compiled by parent advocacy organization Speak Up found the district’s distance-learning program has been “inconsistent at best and discriminatory at worst.” The report added that live online instruction, mandatory grades and consistent scheduling are critical to online sch...
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5 things to know about Nipsey Hussle

The life of rapper Nipsey Hussle will be celebrated Thursday in a massive event at Staples Center and a procession through the South L.A. neighborhoods where he grew up. Here’s five things to know about the rapper turned businessman and philanthropist. He grew up in Crenshaw. He also never left. Hussle was born Ermias Joseph Asghedom. He and his two siblings grew up in Crenshaw, the South L.A. neighborhood with Crenshaw Boulevard and Slauson Avenue as its main arteries. He attended Hamilton High...
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Former LAUSD chief Michelle King to be memorialized Friday, with funeral to follow

A public memorial service for former L.A. Unified superintendent Michelle King will take place at the Trinity Baptist Church Friday morning, where former students and colleagues are expected to celebrate the life of the district’s first black female superintendent alongside family. The service will begin at 10 a.m. and is set to be live-streamed at It will also be re-broadcast on KLCS TV on Feb. 17 at 7 a.m. King’s tenure as superintendent was cut short when she withdrew on medica...
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LAUSD teachers strike, Day 3: Thousands of teachers heading back to picket lines as UTLA calls out district for ‘mixed messages’

LOS ANGELES — The first teachers strike to hit the Los Angeles Unified School District in 30 years goes into its third day today as thousands of educators seeking increased pay, smaller class sizes and the hiring of more support staff, such as nurses, counselors and librarians. Teachers at The Accelerated Schools charter school in South Los Angeles also went on strike — it began Tuesday — and are calling for increased teachers’ salaries and health benefits in order to bolster teacher retention. ...
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Kevon Looney's high school jersey retirement a 'dream come true'

Hamilton High School retired Kevon Looney's No. 5 jersey Thursday in a ceremony on the court where he was a four-year letterman for the Wildcats. Looney is one of the best players of all time to come out of Milwaukee. Looney told the students he graduated with a 3.4 GPA and finished sixth in his class.
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Cranston fire containment grows; rebuilding work begins

Work continued Monday in the San Jacinto Mountains to take measure of and repair the extensive damage caused by the Cranston fire, which has burned more than 13,000 acres and destroyed seven homes and five other buildings. The fire that began July 25, possibly due to an arsonist, was 57 percent contained Monday. Full containment was forecast for Aug. 9. Three firefighters have suffered injuries; no civilians have been reported injured. More than 1,500 firefighting personnel were on the scene, al...
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Players allege Arizona school didn’t nothing to stop abuse

PHOENIX (AP) — Five football players at an Arizona high school claimed in a lawsuit Wednesday that coaches and administrators knew upperclassmen were physically and sexually abusing them in hazing rituals but did nothing to stop it, or punish their attackers. The lawsuit said the attacks at Hamilton High School in Chandler continued because officials […]
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Teachers, supporters conduct ‘walk-in’ at Chandler school

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — A long line of mostly red-clad teachers, students and supporters marched Wednesday morning to a Chandler high school in a protest calling for increased school funding and teacher raises. Those participating in the so-called walk-in on a sidewalk leading to Hamilton High School planned to march into the school. Similar protests […]
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Who is Hilary Dattilo? Hamilton Teacher Facing Sex Charges Involving Female Student

A high school teacher in Ohio was charged in connection with having a sexually inappropriate relationship with a student.  The suspect was identified as 30-year-old Hilary Dattilo, who was a teacher and volleyball coach at Hamilton High School before she was charged Tuesday in Butler County Common Pleas Court, as reported by CBS-affiliated television station, WHIO-TV. 
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I'm A Latina Actress, But I Want The White Girl Roles

"I've wanted to be an actress since I was about six years old and living in the Dominican Republic. By the time I was 15, my mom moved us from the Dominican Republic to Hollywood so I could pursue my dream. I went to Hamilton High School in Los Angeles, which is an audition-only magnet school with performing arts classes. I was dorky and a bit of a nerd; I sang, danced, and played the saxophone for ten years. But I was so happy.And then I started auditioning, and it was very, very hard. Hollywo...
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