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Morning Read: Brown asked to ‘reaffirm the vision’ of LCFF

LA School Report | November 17, 2015



Brown urged to ‘reaffirm the vision’ of funding law
A team of researchers found that, two years into the state’s new school financing law, “nagging concerns” are tempering enthusiasm.
EdSource, by John Fensterwald


Clinton says ‘no evidence’ that teachers can be judged by student test scores
Clinton said she is opposed to using student test scores as a way to judge a teacher’s performance, dismissing policies promoted by the Obama administration.
Washington Post, by Lyndsey Layton


AFT President Randi Weingarten, defends Hillary Clinton on charter schools
The union, which has been critical of charter schools, is supporting Mrs. Clinton’s candidacy.
New York Times, by By Maggie Haberman


Hey, new teacher, don’t quit. It will get better
Research shows that roughly one teacher in 10 will quit by the end of that first year, and the toughest time — for many — is right now.
NPR, by Corey Turner


Report finds school crowding is worse in immigrant communities
New York City recently acknowledged nearly 540,000 students attended schools that were over capacity in the 2014-15 school year.
WNYC, by Beth Fertig


The 3 barriers school districts face in the bandwidth race
A report on the state of bandwidth in U.S. schools shows affordability is still a huge challenge.
Ed Tech Magazine, by D. Frank Smith

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