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LA School Report | November 24, 2015

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New flow of money for arts education heads to LAUSD schools
The Los Angeles Unified School District announced Monday that schools received more than a million dollars in new funding for arts education from the state.
KPCC, by Priska Neely

There’s more to a ‘growth mindset’ than assuming you have it
Stanford University psychology professor Carol Dweck coined the phrase “growth mindset.” Now she’s worried about its misapplication.
EdSource, by John Fensterwald

Former LAUSD teacher to stand trial for alleged sexual contact with boys
Michelle Yeh could face up to nine years in prison if convicted of four counts of statutory rape, four counts of lewd act on a child and other charges.
Los Angeles Daily News, by Larry Altman

Report: US falls behind other nations in the global knowledge economy
Fewer Americans are going to preschool and college compared to other nations.
Hechinger Report, by Jill Barshay

Goodbye, No Child Left Behind
After a long stalemate, a bipartisan team of congressional negotiators has agreed to overhaul the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
NPR, by Claudio Sanchez

Combating a new surge of teen overdose and drug abuse
More focus on prevention and early intervention is needed to curb soaring drug-related deaths among teens and young adults, according to a new study.
Cabinet Report, by Alisha Kirby

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