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LA School Report | July 29, 2015

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Why schools are rushing to hire more bilingual teachers
Global events and continued growth among the Latino population have led to higher levels of students who don’t speak English. Fusion

Taking aim at the ‘middle school plunge’ with a positive culture
Fear of being publicly embarrassed or even physically hurt is widespread among students who are entering middle school, according to research. EdSource

Bill would close exemption for concealed guns on campus
Gun owners licensed to carry a concealed firearm would be prohibited from bringing it onto a K-12 or college campus. SI&A Cabinet Report

Effort to recall Richard Pan over vaccine bill cleared for signatures
Opponents of California’s vaccine mandate law have turned to the ballot box with a recall aimed at Senate Bill 277’s champion. Sacramento Bee

Black students get criminalized while white students get treatment
White kids are more likely to be pushed into special education services or receive medical and psychological treatment, according to a study. Huffington Post

Key & Peele sketch imagines a world where teachers are paid like athletes
The comedy duo eviscerate sports culture in support of the people who really deserve a signing bonus: public school teachers. (Go straight to video!) Buzzfeed

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