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thCAV928COHere’s what’s happening around Los Angeles recently.

L.A. Unified bans suspension for ‘willful defiance’

In ground-breaking action, the Los Angeles Unified school board voted Tuesday to ban suspensions of defiant students, directing officials to use alternative disciplinary practices instead.

Read full story here http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lausd-suspension-20130515,0,5454548.story

LAUSD continues Breakfast in Classroom program

Although officials, teachers and students can all agree that the food LAUSD serves its students sucks, the board voted unanimously to continue it.  So the board wants to continue wasting taxpayers $6.1 million dollars by feeding our kids low quality food?

School board members pointed out that the program has its problems, which includes the quality of the food.  “The food’s not very good. It’s often moldy and cold,” said teacher Matthew Kogan.

We have some real idiots running our school districts who knowingly and willingly serve sub-par food to students.

Read full story here http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?id=9102435

Glendale moves to ban smoking in new apartments, condos

Thinking about moving to Glendale but are an occasional to chronic smoker?  It appears the city is taking steps to prevent you from doing so.

Read full story here http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-glendale-smoking-ban-apartments-condos-20130515,0,3730761.story

 

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I am a lifelong Inglewood resident living in District 4. I serve on PTA and School Site Council as Vice-President, for the last 8 years with Inglewood Unified School District. I volunteer on the Wellness Committee for ICEF Public Schools. I am an alumni of California State University, Dominguez Hills with a degree in Political Science. You can find me on Twitter under @CreoleMommie

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