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LA School Report | October 16, 2015



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Can students learn the Common Core through gaming?
Teachers are increasingly turning to video games in class, but does that work with Common Core?
The Hechinger Report, by Emmanuel Felton


The turnaround story at Compton’s schools
How has Compton Unified School District become one of the nation’s great education turnaround stories?
Los Angeles Sentinel


Trial continues for Pacoima elementary teacher accused of molesting boys
One of two boys sexually molested by a Pacoima elementary school teacher and who are now suing Los Angeles Unified told a jury Thursday that his assailant used candy to lure him into his trust.
My News LA/ City News Service


Great California Shakeout helps students prepare for ‘The Big One’
Millions of students across California took part in the largest earthquake drill on Thursday at 10:15 a.m.
Los Angeles Daily News, by Claudia S. Palma


LA students to learn about Hollywood jobs at Careers in Film Summit
Students from the Los Angeles and Compton Unified School Districts will learn what it’s like to work in Hollywood at the first Careers in Film Summit held on Saturday.
Associated Press


Obama announces education commitments for Latino students
President Barack Obama is announcing some $335 million in commitments from various groups to expand educational opportunities for Latino students.
WNDU.com


State will ‘run out of college graduates’ to meet future economic needs
In just 15 years – by 2030 – the state will face a shortfall of about 1.1 million college graduates needed to fill a range of jobs in California.
EdSource, by Theresa Harrington

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