Morning Read: Alliance parents divided over unionization
LA School Report | November 19, 2015
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A growing split among parents over unionization efforts at Alliance charters
The fight to unionize the largest provider of charter schools in Los Angeles is beginning to divide parents.
Los Angeles Times, by Joy Resmovits
Prop. 98 guarantee could reach $80B by 2020
The minimum funding guarantee for K-12 schools and community colleges is expected to surge to $77.5 billion by the 2019-20 school year.
Cabinet Report, by Tom Chorneau
About those kids who sued over fake classes
Behind the lawsuit against sham classes in California high schools.
Hechinger Report, by Peg Tyre
Supporters, opponents share opinions on proposed Glendale charter school
A parent-led effort to establish a charter school in Glendale has pitted Glendale Unified educators and parents against those who favor the school.
Los Angeles Times, by Kelly Corrigan
Curriculum materials a sticking point in Common Core implementation
During the five years since California adopted the Common Core State Standards, the search for high-quality textbooks and curriculum materials has been a sticking point.
EdSource, by Louis Freedberg and Theresa Harrington
Money and clout on the line for teachers union in 2016
The California Teachers Association, one of Sacramento’s most powerful interests, is heading into an extraordinary year with decisions on the ballot.
CALmatters, by Lauren Rosenhall