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LA School Report | September 8, 2015



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What parents need to know about California’s Common Core-aligned tests
Tomorrow, the California Department of Education plans to release the first year’s results of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium test. EdSource


After Deasy, LAUSD faces tough choice: Play it safe or take a risk?
At key moments of tumult in the district, the records show, Deasy was simply not in town. Los Angeles Times


State audit gives L.A. Unified better marks in handling abuse cases
The nation’s second-largest school system made “dramatic improvements” in conducting faster investigations, auditors wrote. Los Angeles Times


What happened with the $100 million Newark schools got from Zuckerberg?
A new book delves into how the project went wrong. Hechinger Report


Schools face incomplete data after Common Core test troubles
Many states had technical issues with the electronic form that left them unable to complete the testing. Associated Press


Body cams in the classroom? Controversy erupts in Iowa 
The plan to outfit about administrators in the Burlington Community School District with clip-on cameras took shape at the end of the school year. The Seventy Four

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