Morning Read: Common Core opposition not common in CA
LA School Report | March 31, 2015
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In California, opposition to Common Core relatively minimal
The superintendents of six California districts uniformly reported that opposition to Common Core has been relatively minor. Ed Source
Long Beach students prepare for higher-paying jobs with Linked Learning
The school district has strategized since 2009 to create curricula relevant to the workforce. Long Beach Press Telegram
L.A. Unified teacher convicted of stabbing his wife to death
A LA Unified School teacher was convicted Monday of stabbing his wife and leaving her to die on the pavement outside a West Hills home. Los Angeles Times
Stagnant funding hurts after-school programs, survey finds
Stagnant funding is making it difficult for after-school programs. Ed Source
Does the anti-Common Core movement have a race problem?
A poll shows big differences in support. The Hechinger Report
AFT President Randi Weingarten Endorses Opt Out!
AFT President Randi Weingarten tweeted and wrote on her Facebook page yesterday that she supports parents who opt out of the PARCC tests. Diane Ravitch’s blog