Los Angeles school police still ticketing thousands of young students

By Susan Ferriss

School police still citing thousands of kids for minor violations

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"… take a look at citing any student or arresting anybody for a crime,” the chief said, “it is all going to be based on whether they have the knowledge of …"

"… ur largest populations [involved]  in a fighting-type activity.”The chief said he and district officials are continuing to discuss standards for whe …"

"… are obviously critical to student and staff safety. Both the judge and the chief have joined a reform “partnership” that first met in September in the …"

"… to getting the counseling they need.Hellen Carter, juvenile field services chief of the Los Angeles County Probation Department, praised Zipperman as a “ …"

Los Angeles report: Limit suspensions, don't fine truants

By Susan Ferriss

A task force in Los Angeles, Calif. attacks harsh school discipline, truancy dollar fines

Spending spree: Where does the convention money go?

By Meredith O'Brien

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2004 — An accounting of the exact costs of national presidential nominating conventions cannot be made until after the