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LA School Report | May 15, 2015

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Spending in race for three LAUSD board seats reaches nearly $4.6 million
The results of Tuesday’s election could shift the ideological balance of the seven-member board. Los Angeles Times

Teachers, tenure hauled into LAUSD election debate
Teachers are at risk of losing their closest ally on the board, Bennett Kayser. KPCC

State Senate OKs bill ending waiver from vaccine mandate
The state Senate on Thursday passed a controversial bill that would require many more California children to be vaccinated. Los Angeles Times

Oakland ends suspensions for willful defiance, funds restorative justice
Community advocates who have been working statewide to eliminate willful defiance say that committing funds is key to making real change. Ed Source

Kids Ocean Day draws thousands of LAUSD students for coastal cleanup
The event is meant to teach youngsters about how waste destroys oceans and aquatic life. Los Angeles Daily News

Editorial: Time for California lawmakers to repeal cap on school reserves
A bill would repeal a widely reviled cap on how much money school districts can save, a provision of the otherwise prudent Proposition 2. Los Angeles Times

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