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LA School Report | October 1, 2015



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Suit to limit use of teacher union dues for political purposes is tossed
The teachers involved were fighting for the right to belong to their union without their dues being used against their will for political causes. LA Times, by Howard Blume


Comprehensive sex ed bill among those facing Brown
The bill would make instruction in sex ed mandatory, expand the topics covered and update curriculum on HIV prevention. Cabinet Report, by Kimberly Beltran


District officials want to avoid overreacting to new test results
District leaders said the Smarter Balanced scores set an important baseline to assess future academic growth. EdSource, by Theresa Harrington


California vaccine referendum falls short in internal count
A referendum measure to overturn California’s new vaccine mandate will not go before voters. Sacramento Bee, by Jeremy B. White


Judge orders lawyer to jail for contempt of court in L.A. Unified case
Attorney Luis Carrillo, who has frequently clashed with LA Unified, was found to have willfully disobeyed a court order. LA Times, by Stephen Ceasar


How LA school districts are turning disused land into low-cost housing
LA schools are partnering with developers to build low-cost housing for substitute teachers, bus drivers and maintenance workers. The Guardian, by Nate Berg

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