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LA School Report | August 8, 2014



Beverly Hills teachers poised to be highest paid in L.A. county
Beverly Hills teachers are on track to become the highest paid in L.A. County as a result of an innovative bargaining agreement that ties raises to property tax increases. BH Courier


Why LAUSD’s district 1 race matters
What if they held an election and no voters came? That’s the very real scenario facing South Los Angeles next week, when voters decide who should replace the late Marguerite LaMotte on the Los Angeles Unified School District board. LA Weekly


Task force urges remake of civics education
A state task force is calling for a revival in civics education, transforming it from “an afterthought” – an undervalued social studies class – to a core element of study and community engagement. Edsource


TB testing for all school employees not needed
Legislation almost certain to move to the governor in the coming weeks would scale back the state’s tuberculosis testing requirement for school employees and volunteers. S&I Cabinet Report


Palos Verdes schools hire new superintendent, keep old one on staff
The Palos Verdes Peninsula Board of Education appointed a new superintendent this week but will keep the current one on staff — at full pay. LA Times

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