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LA School Report | July 27, 2015

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Building a tool to define ‘adequately-funded’ education
California’s second-largest school district is almost ready to answer a question that has prompted legal challenges across the nation. SI&A Cabinet Report

Head of LAUSD schools in northeast SFV to expand bilingual programs
Local Superintendent Byron Maltez started his new position overseeing 118 schools in the northeast San Fernando Valley earlier this month. Los Angeles Daily News

Early education gets noticed in revise of No Child Left Behind
The U.S. Senate’s version of the bill, which passed with bipartisan support (81-17), “ensures that federal funds can be used for early education.” EdSource

Gay history class a first at public S.F. high school
The LGBT social studies course is the first of its kind in San Francisco and a rarity in public high schools across the country. San Francisco Chronicle

What do we value more: Young kids or fast food?
New York state recently announced an increase in the minimum wage for fast food workers, to $15 an hour. It’s the fruit of a three-year labor campaign. NPR

States in Motion: Visualizing how education funding has changed over time
The project explores numerous datasets through interactive charts for all 50 states plus the District of Columbia. EdSource

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