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LA School Report | December 10, 2014

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New bill would significantly expand state preschool in California
Another bill proposing to significantly expand state-funded preschool has been introduced in California. The Hechinger Report

LAUSD bans use of antibiotic-treated chickens in school meals
LA Unified joined with five other major school districts Tuesday to announce plans to ban the use of chickens treated with antibiotics in school meals. City News Service

Survey shows difficult path for foster youth
A third of students in foster care at one time were placed in a special education classroom and a third had repeated a grade. Ed Source

LAUSD board orders Supt. Cortines to analyze misconduct incidents
In the wake of the Miramonte Elementary School child abuse scandal, the Los Angeles school district will analyze past incidents of misconduct to determine how to better safeguard students in the future. Los Angeles Times

Seeking coders, tech titans turn to schools
The Hour of Code campaign has stirred unease from some educators concerned about the growing influence of corporations in public schools. Politico

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