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LA School Report | September 12, 2014

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Attorney for Supt. Deasy asks for L.A. school board emails
An attorney representing Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy is seeking records that would explore possible links between school board members and technology vendors. LA Times

L.A. Unified should rescind plan to delete year-old emails
Editorial: The requirement that most emails at the Los Angeles Unified School District be destroyed after one year may not be legal under California public records law. LA Times

Keeping parents involved in shared decision making
Commentary: As school staff and families head back to school this fall, districts and communities are ramping up for the second year of the Local Control Funding Formula. Edsource

New schools chief: Oakland “full of opportunity”
The Oakland Unified School District has begun the school year with a new superintendent, Antwan Wilson, at the helm. The 46,000-student district is the 14th-largest in the state. Edsource

Vaccine opt-out rate doubled in 7 years
California law requires that children entering kindergarten be fully vaccinated against a range of diseases. However, the rate of parents opting out of vaccines for their children has doubled since 2007. KQED

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