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Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy reportedly plans to resign in February. Suraya was told by Superintendent Deasy that “nothing is official” and that he hasn’t submitted any paperwork regarding a resignation. Suraya Fadel Reporting
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The Los Angeles Unified School Board voted at a meeting on key issues, including new rules for suspending students and whether or not to keep the district’s breakfast program. Suraya Fadel Reporting

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A fatal stabbing on the campus of Grover Cleveland high school campus has authorities on the search for two suspects. Suraya Fadel reports.

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Officers arrested 57-year-old Robert Pimental, of Newport Beach,  Wednesday after a months-long investigation into molestation accusations. Suraya Fadel reports.

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The man in charge of the nation’s second largest school district painted a bleak picture for the future of the LAUSD if voters don’t pass much needed money in November. KCAL9’s Suraya Fadel reports.

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Lakewood residents say they are shocked about the arrest of Kip Arnold, a physical education teacher at Southeast Middle School who is under investigation for a lewd act with a minor. Suraya Fadel reports.

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In addition to other cuts, the LAUSD has a deal to shorten the school year by five more days. Suraya Fadel reports

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How much homework is too much? Parents and teachers have been arguing this subject for years, but Thursday night at a meeting of the LA Unified School District in Studio City, officials got an earful.

LAUSD is considering a new homework plan and it’s already got its detractors.

Suraya Fadel, reporting for CBS2 and KCAL9, attended the meeting (Via CBS 2 LA)

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The following video segment is part of the February 16, 2012 episode of Dr. Phil, discussing the allegations against two former teachers at Miramonte Elementary School in Los Angeles that stand accused of committing lewd acts against their students.

Suraya discusses her reporting on the issue with Dr. Phil

Warning: This episode contains disturbing and sexually explicit content. Viewer discretion advised.

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A teacher who was removed from his elementary school classroom for alleged inappropriate behavior with his fourth grade students has a warning for other teachers Thursday. He spoke about and to defended himself against the allegations. Suraya Fadel Reporting

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