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LA School Report | January 28, 2016



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Schools within 5 miles of Aliso Canyon leak will get air purifiers
The largest number of devices, 210, is going to the largest campus in the area, Granada Hills Charter High School.
Los Angeles Times, by Howard Blume


LAUSD Supt Michelle King talks segregation, iPads, and priorities
The new superintendent of the nation’s second-largest district inherits a number of challenges.
Education Dive, by Erin McIntyre


Green Dot Charter Schools founder weighs 2017 challenge to Garcetti
Steve Barr said his exploration of a potential run was driven by frustration over what he described as Garcetti’s hands-off approach to public education.
Los Angeles Times, by Peter Jamison and Howard Blume


Parents getting onboard with immunization mandate
Nearly 93 percent of the 551,123 kindergarten children whose schools reported their status were fully immunized.
Cabinet Report, by Alisha Kirby


Obama’s plan to give free lunches to millions more kids
The pilot program will allow participating states to use Medicaid data to automatically certify students for free and reduced-price school lunches.
Washington Post, by Roberto A. Ferdman


He’s 48, just graduated high school and owes it all to the library
Ron Hagardt is one of 30 L.A. adults who earned a high school diploma through a partnership between Los Angeles Public Library and Career Online High School.
Los Angeles Times, by Sonali Kohli

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