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Morning Read: Common Core testing goes smoothly in CA

LA School Report | June 5, 2015

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Students take online Common Core test with minimal interruptions
An estimated 3.2​ ​million 3​r​d- through 8th-graders and 11th-graders will have taken tests in English language arts and math. Ed Source

2 high school students arrested for allegedly changing grades for cash
Authorities said the students hacked into the network and shut down the school’s website, deputies explained. CBS Los Angeles

Downey teacher sues district claiming students harassed her on Twitter
Amy Sulkis said she had to leave her job because of the stress. CBS Los Angeles

New York City schools installing 21,000 door alarms
School employees will also receive training on managing students during transitional periods, when they can slip out unnoticed. New York Times

Inside a family’s year of kindergarten taught in Mandarin
Duarte mom Brooke Gomez has one word for her daughter’s nine months of kindergarten: amazing. KPCC

Lawyers push to dismiss teacher as defendant in suit for in-class racist remarks
Attorneys for Steven Carnine filed court papers stating that their client is not racist, but a “well-liked and revered teacher.” City News Service

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