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LA School Report | May 22, 2015

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Demonstrators call for removal of principal at John W. Mack Elementary 
The emotions were raw outside of John W. Mack Elementary School in South Los Angeles Thursday. ABC7

New California teaching credentials decline for 10th successive year
At the same time, the number of teachers given short-term and provisional permits, and so- called “intern” credentials, rose sharply. Ed Source

Plan unveiled to bring computer science into high schools nationwide has teamed up with The College Board. iSchoolGuide

Study: Cell phone ban linked to rise in test scores
None of the schools surveyed had cell phone bans in place in 2001, 50% had them in 2007. By 2012, 98% did not allow them on school grounds. Education News

California unveils new student score reports
For California students, it’s new standards and new tests. For their parents, it’s new score reports. Monterey Herald

Will Bernie Sanders take on K12 education issues?
As we enter the campaign for the 2016 presidential race, educators and students are looking for a candidate willing to buck some very powerful trends. Living in Dialogue

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