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L.A. Unified students return to school with more teachers on the job
L.A. Unified students return to school with more teachers on the job

More than 650,000 Los Angeles Unified students went back to school Tuesday, supported by the largest funding boost in seven years for hundreds of new teachers, counselors, nurses, library aides and principals. At Baldwin Hills Elementary in Los Angeles, four new teachers joined the school as excited families showered the staff with flowers, gifts and wild applause at an opening-day assembly. Fifth-grader Rachel Hillman said she woke up at 6 a.m. to get ready for the day after making sure she got a good night’s sleep. "I was very excited to see all of my friends and start learning again," she said. Her class got a special back-to-school visit: California’s top...

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