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February 20, 1997 | From Associated Press
A student-teaching assignment for the sister of an Oklahoma City bombing suspect has drawn complaints from faculty and parents worried that she will share her political views in the classroom. An FBI report claims that Jennifer McVeigh advocated the overthrow of the American government and predicted five months before the bombing that her brother, Timothy, would be part of a revolution.
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March 25, 2001 | IRENE GARCIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Yolanda Flores is a struggling single mother of three who speaks little English and has never had a steady job. Because she lacked an education and English language skills and became a mother as a teen, it was difficult to find quality work, Flores said. As a result, the San Fernando resident settled for a variety of low-paying jobs to help support her children, ages 12, 10 and 8. Attending college en route to a career was something the 31-year-old Mexican native never fathomed.
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December 10, 2004 | Peter Hong, Times Staff Writer
California State University teaching assistants staged a one-day strike Thursday in the midst of their union's first contract negotiations with the 23-campus university system. The California Alliance of Academic Student Employees/United Auto Workers represents 6,000 teaching associates, graduate assistants and instructional student assistants. Both graduate and undergraduate students hold such positions, with duties including teaching courses and grading papers.
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June 13, 1995 | AMY PYLE, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
The Los Angeles Unified Board of Education adjusted the school district's 1995-96 budget Monday to address controversy that arose a week ago about allocation of federal poverty mitigation funds. First, the board promised to protect the jobs of teacher's aides threatened by a new district formula that spreads $109 million in federal Title I money to more schools. Then, board members opted not to divert $1.
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May 19, 1991 | RICHARD LEE COLVIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
No one calls him the Fresh Prince of Westwood. But UCLA chemistry whiz kid Gabe Green, who enrolled in college at 11 and is an accomplished pianist, accordionist, guitarist, singer, songwriter and tap dancer, has added an unlikely element to his already full table of talents: rap master.
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December 18, 1990 | DAVID SMOLLAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Up to 40% of the 3,300 teaching assistants in San Diego city schools will probably find themselves out of work within the next several months because the district has violated state laws in hiring them, school administrators admit.
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December 14, 1989
The Sister City Assn. of Huntington Beach is seeking applicants for a teacher's assistant position with the group's sister city, Anjo, Japan. According to the request from Anjo, applicants do not have to be in the teaching profession. They must, however, have a bachelor's degree in any field and have an interest in Japan and in education. Anjo recently sent word to the Sister City Assn. that it would like to hire an English-speaking teacher's assistant for the 1990-91 academic year.
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June 28, 1994 | MARY F. POLS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Veronica Magana remembers picking the last strawberries of spring as a child, working next to her parents in an Oxnard field. It was hard work but fun, she says, mostly because she got to spend so much time with her mother. But the Cal Lutheran student's memories of a childhood in the migrant farm worker culture are not all so sweet.
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