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LA School Report | March 9, 2015

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Health benefits are a promise school districts find hard to keep
California school districts once viewed lifetime healthcare coverage for employees as a cheap alternative to pay raises. Los Angeles Times

Task force unveils plan to overhaul special education
A statewide task force unveiled Friday a 222-page plan to dramatically improve education for students with disabilities. Ed Source

Canoga Park HS withdraws petition to break away from LAUSD
Days before a vote that would have allowed the school to leave Los Angeles Unified after 100 years, backers pulled their petition. Los Angeles Daily News

Plans to reopen closed Woodland Hills ES campus opposed by neighbors
Neighbors of a closed elementary school want to stop plans by El Camino Real Charter High School to reopen the campus. Los Angeles Daily News

CA’s computer ed specialists, almost 30 years behind
The study required for teachers to gain the Computer Concept and Application Supplemental Authorization hasn’t changed in 30 years. SI&A Cabinet Report

Sen. Casey (PA) introduces bill to reduce school suspensions
Casey introduced a bill that could help keep tens of thousands of young people in the classroom and out of the juvenile justice system. Huffington Post

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