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September 20, 1992 | TRACY WOOD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Without seeking competitive bids, the Los Angeles Unified School District has awarded about $6 million in computer-related contracts to an educational research agency with close ties to several former district officials. Between 1973 and 1990, Southwest Regional Laboratories (SWRL) of Los Alamitos received 23 district contracts, primarily for testing student achievement in reading and mathematics.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 20, 1992 | TRACY WOOD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Without seeking competitive bids, the Los Angeles Unified School District has awarded about $6 million in computer-related contracts to an educational research agency with close ties to several former district officials. Between 1973 and 1990, Southwest Regional Laboratories (SWRL) of Los Alamitos received 23 district contracts, primarily for testing student achievement in reading and mathematics.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 2, 1993 | MAIA DAVIS
Despite pleas by some Moorpark parents to reduce elementary school busing, most residents want older elementary students to attend different schools than younger children, a new survey shows. The survey, sponsored by the Moorpark Unified School District and presented at a public forum Tuesday night, showed that 63% of Moorpark residents support the existing division of elementary grades.
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October 14, 1994 | MAIA DAVIS
Ventura schoolchildren will soon be asked to reveal to school officials the sort of information students generally tell only to each other. But their answers will be anonymous. To gauge the effectiveness of the Ventura Unified School District's drug- and alcohol-education program, school officials will survey students about their experiences with substances ranging from cigarettes to heroin.
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November 24, 1992 | JEFFREY A. PERLMAN, TIMES URBAN AFFAIRS WRITER
Congestion-weary motorists on the San Diego and Riverside freeways will have new, intercounty express bus service to Long Beach and other destinations under a plan approved Monday by transportation officials. The Orange County Transportation Authority board also approved a contract with Riverside County to provide the first Riverside-to-Orange County commuter rail service by January, 1995--four years ahead of schedule.
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