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Morning Read: For LAUSD board, the superintendent search continues

LA School Report | December 8, 2015

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L.A. school board to hold second round of interviews for superintendent
The first interview session took place Sunday, and if it is any guide, the public will learn little from these meetings until the board makes its choice.
Los Angeles Times, by Howard Blume

Shortage of substitute teachers prompts East Bay school districts to raise pay
It has become increasingly hard to find substitute teachers as more of them land full-time jobs in education or, increasingly, other professions.
Bay Area News Group, by Sam Richards

SF students may soon get Arabic, Vietnamese lessons
The district, honored last year for its work in providing multiple language pathways, is currently conducting a feasibility study on including the two dialects.
Cabinet Report, by Kimberly Beltran

New York Education Dept. clarifies goals for poor-performing schools
The Department of Education released a list of the education targets that schools in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s $400 million School Renewal Program are expected to meet.
New York Times, by Elizabeth A. Harris

Study shows benefits on income integration 
When poor kids mix with richer kids in class, they tend to do better academically, especially in math, according to a new study.
Washington Post, by Emma Brown

CTU to begin 3-day vote on authorizing a teachers strike
If at least 75 percent of union members vote for strike authorization, a future strike would be possible, but not guaranteed.
NBC Chicago, by Colleen Connolly

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