Morning Read: Brown preps plan for school construction funding
LA School Report | October 20, 2014
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Brown’s plan for fixing school construction funding
Capitol sources say Gov. Jerry Brown is developing a sweeping new proposal for righting school construction woes. S&I Cabinet Report
Ding dong LAUSD’s John Deasy’s done! What do we do now?
Commentary: The controversial superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District is out. Now what? Los Angeles Daily News
Public is still owed accounting on Deasy’s iPad emails
Commentary: Will the public eventually find out the truth regarding the question-raising emails between John Deasy and the two companies that won the contract to provide iPads to students? Los Angeles Times
National school boards group ends tobacco partnership
The National School Boards Association ended its health curriculum partnership with R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. last week. EdSource
25 percent of low-income urban high schools beat the odds
A new report reveals that a quarter of low-income urban high schools are doing better than a quarter of their high-income counterparts. The Hechinger Report
Torlakson touts experience in tight re-election battle
Torlakson is counting on his years of experience and support from Democratic leaders to persuade voters to give him four more years at the helm of California schools. The Sacramento Bee