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June 19, 2005 | David Pierson, Times Staff Writer
A long line of teachers, students and friends snaked outside a banquet room in Marina del Rey on Saturday, with some waiting nearly an hour to hug and greet Verna B. Dauterive. After six decades with the Los Angeles Unified School District, the 78-year-old Dauterive was enjoying an outpouring of gratitude from people both young and old at a retirement luncheon at the Ritz Carlton.
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June 19, 2005 | David Pierson, Times Staff Writer
A long line of teachers, students and friends snaked outside a banquet room in Marina del Rey on Saturday, with some waiting nearly an hour to hug and greet Verna B. Dauterive. After six decades with the Los Angeles Unified School District, the 78-year-old Dauterive was enjoying an outpouring of gratitude from people both young and old at a retirement luncheon at the Ritz Carlton.
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October 18, 1988 | ELAINE WOO, Times Education Writer
The Los Angeles Unified School District, locked in tense contract negotiations with its teachers, announced Monday that it will indefinitely postpone giving students the districtwide Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills because of teachers' refusal to handle the exams.
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May 18, 1993 | STEPHANIE CHAVEZ, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
The Los Angeles Board of Education gave the go-ahead Monday for 37 schools--17 of them in the San Fernando Valley--to become pioneers in what is hoped will be a major reform movement in the district. Thirty elementary schools, three junior high schools, two special education schools, a primary school and a children's center were selected for the first phase of the LEARN plan after principals, parents and an overwhelming majority of teachers agreed to participate. Supt.
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December 20, 2002 | Erika Hayasaki, Times Staff Writer
The Los Angeles Unified School District is considering a shift of sixth-grade classes next year from some middle schools to as many as 124 elementary schools that now end at fifth grade, officials said. The reconfiguration, proposed to begin in July, is supposed to help ease crowding in middle schools and add more instruction days for students on year-round calendars.
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March 30, 1995 | CARL INGRAM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Eunice Sato was certain that Gov. Pete Wilson, her friend of 20 years, would undo a dreadful mistake, if he only knew about it. So on Feb. 8, the day she was abruptly fired as his appointee to the state Teacher Credentialing Commission without explanation, Sato mailed Wilson an urgent appeal. She said she may have been dismissed by aides without the governor's knowledge and asked him for her job back. No response.
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April 19, 2008 | Larry Gordon, Times Staff Writer
It's not everybody's favorite spot on the USC campus, but to Verna B. Dauterive the basement of Doheny Memorial Library remains a beloved landmark where her life changed. There, in 1947, she was doing homework for her master's degree in education when another student struck up a conversation. He was Peter W. Dauterive, a former soldier who was getting his business degree on a GI Bill and one of the few fellow African American students at USC in those days.
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October 2, 1986 | DARYL KELLEY, Times Staff Writer
Eastside neighborhood leader Patricia J. Towner, who 13 years ago found herself a divorced mother with no job training, has been chosen executive director of the state Commission on the Status of Women. Towner, 46, a recent law school graduate, was selected 11 to 0 by the commission Friday and charged with restoring unity to an agency that has been badly split by partisan politics.
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