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LA Unified’s 11 biggest stories of 2013 (told through headlines)

LA School Report | December 20, 2013



Latino student It may not have been the best of years or the worst of years, but 2013 was certainly among the most interesting of years for education-watchers in Los Angeles. Here are some of our favorite highs and lows of the year:

1. WHAT WOULD WE DO WITHOUT THE iPAD CONTROVERSY?

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2. A SCHOOL BOARD DIVIDE SLOWS DOWN PROGRESS

 

3. JOHN DEASY IS OUT, JOHN DEASY IS IN

Daisys for Deasy, handed out in support of LAUSD supt John Deasy


4. BOARD MEMBER MARGUERITE LAMOTTE DIES IN OFFICE

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5. GOODBYE TO STANDARDIZED TESTS, COMMON CORE IS COMING

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6. BEST KEPT SECRET: STUDENTS MAKING PROGRESS

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7.
UNION KNOWS HOW TO WIN ELECTIONS

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8. MONEY CAN’T BUY YOU LOVE: REFORM GROUPS TROUNCED

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9. VLADOVIC SCORES TOP SPOT (ALLEGATIONS ASIDE)

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10. TEACHERS UNION GOES TO THE MAT ON . . . EVERYTHING?

Deasy Federal Funding whoopsie

11. PARENT POWER: ‘TRIGGER’ GETS PULLED

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