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LA School Report | October 22, 2015

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Charters’ clout grows as top performer to disadvantaged
Half of the top-performing schools serving low-income students in California are charters, according to a new analysis of test scores.
Cabinet Report, by Kimberly Beltran

Principal churn highlights tension in in San Diego school district
Since San Diego Unified Superintendent Cindy Marten took over in 2013, about half of all principals have retired, transferred or moved to “special assignments.”
Voice of San Diego, by Mario Koran

Meet the teacher lobby behind Clinton that’s not the teachers union
These two teachers want to influence education policy, and they want Hillary Clinton to hear from more than just unions or reformers.
Los Angeles Times, by Joy Resmovits

S.F. teachers get help living in city under ambitious plan
Mayor Ed Lee and the San Francisco Unified School District announced Wednesday they plan to build a 100-unit housing complex solely for public school teachers.
San Francisco Chronicle, by Emily Green and Heather Knight

S.F. principal causes controversy after delaying results of student election
The winners did not reflect the school’s diverse student body.
Associated Press, by Sudhin Thanawala

For Kevin Johnson, Sacramento mayor, abuse claims resurface
Johnson suggested that the attacks against him were being orchestrated by political opponents, starting with the teachers’ unions.
New York Times, by Adam Nagourney

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