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LA School Report | January 14, 2015

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Billions more for schools could come in spring
Already rejoicing over the governor’s plan to increase K-14 school spending next year, educators may look up in May to see that number has grown. SI&A Cabinet Report

OC school grapples with overcrowding
Parents say overcrowding at a Rancho Santa Margarita elementary school has forced their children to unfairly be shifted into new classrooms. NBC Los Angeles

The nuts and bolts of Obama’s community college plan
It’s unclear if a Republican-controlled Congress will go along with Obama’s plan. Los Angeles Times

Student-owned devices fill schools’ tech gap
It’s not just textbooks and three-ring binders taking up space in students’ backpacks these days. SI&A Cabinet Report

Democrats and Republicans agree: It’s time to rewrite No Child Left Behind
Some Republicans have floated the idea of doing away with standardized testing entirely. Huffington Post

AFT’s Weingarten on Reauthorization of NCLB
Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, takes issue with Secretary Duncan in reauthorization of NCLB. Diane Ravich’s blog

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