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LA School Report | February 13, 2015

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LADN: Galatzan, Rodriguez, Vladovic for L.A. school board
LAUSD’s leadership is having a rough decade. So it’s no surprise that all of the school board’s veteran members up for re-election on March 3 face multiple challengers. Los Angeles Daily News

Compton principal on leave; students allege ‘uncomfortable’ searches
A Compton principal has been placed on leave after allegations that he searched students in an inappropriate way. Los Angeles Times

Policy kicking out students with low grades comes under scrutiny
Students had to submit satisfactory scores from California standardized English and math tests and, to stay in, maintain a 2.0 grade point average. KPCC

Avoiding the ‘recipe for disaster’ in ed tech plans
Every school in the Miami-Dade County Public School system – nearly 400 buildings – is wired with Wi-Fi. The Hechinger Report

U.S. high school graduation rate reaches high of 81 percent
The U.S. high school graduation rate reached a new high of 81 percent for the 2012–2013 school year. The Huffington Post

Commentary: Troubled school districts need more than prizes
My association with the Broad Prize comes from working as the “project journalist” for the 2009 prize. Los Angeles Times

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