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LA School Report | January 8, 2016

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Adams says LA Unified is interested in him for the top post
The superintendent of the St. Louis Public Schools, is on a short list of candidates being considered to head the Los Angeles Unified School District.
St. Louis Business Journal, by Diana Barr

LA school district will be broke by 2020 unless drastic cuts are made
Which has a better long-term fiscal outlook: L.A.’s print newspapers or its school district?
LA Weekly, by Hillel Aron

Brown budget: new approach, but no new funding, for early childhood
The governor’s budget has no new funding for pre-K students, but does propose a new block grant that will give districts more flexibility in how they allocate existing early education funds.
EdSource, by Susan Frey

Video shows teacher’s aide striking special-education student in the face
A teacher’s aide in Antioch, Calif. was arrested Wednesday for felony child abuse after a cellphone video of the woman striking a 9-year-old special-education student made the rounds on social media.
Slate, by Laura Moser

L.A. Unified had three weeks to re-create Porter Ranch classrooms
Re-creating two schools being completed after a massive gas leak near their home schools has caused about 1,100 students to be relocated from Porter Ranch.
Los Angeles Times, by Sonali Kohli

Louisville schools: ‘We’re showing extreme precaution’
The Louisville Metro Police Department Thursday said it received a “vague, anonymous” tip that indicated threats against unspecified educational institutions on Friday.
Louisville Courier-Journal, by Kirsten Clark

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