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LA School Report | October 24, 2014

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ACLU: Jefferson High class scheduling improvement plan may be flawed
Attorneys for students who want LA Unified to fix class scheduling problems at Jefferson High say the district’s plan to cure the issues may fall short. KPCC

LA Unified gets school lunch makeover in test of locally sourced meals
Los Angeles Unified and 14 other school districts across California launched a pilot program Thursday that aims to bring the farm-to-table movement to school campuses. KPCC

The War on Teacher Tenure
It’s really difficult to fire a bad teacher. A group of Silicon Valley investors wants to change that. Time

New downtown L.A. boarding school aims to enhance culture, education
The American University Preparatory School is a new private boarding school at a luxury downtown hotel off Figueroa and Third streets. Los Angeles Times

Teacher tenure: Wrong target
Commentary: Eliminating teachers’ job security is not going to attract better educators — or do much to improve school quality. New York Daily News

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