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LA School Report | January 12, 2015

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Education secretary says administration is committed to testing
The secretary of education, Arne Duncan, insisted on Monday that the administration would not back away from annual testing for students. New York Times

President Obama to seek limits on student data mining
President Barack Obama on Monday is expected to call for tough legislation to protect student privacy. Politico

In LA, policy shift yields decline in school suspensions
In Los Angeles, the school board mandated that by 2020 every school use restorative justice. Associated Press

Budget leaves facilities crisis for another day
Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday unveiled a far less substantial facilities program than expected. SI&A Cabinet Report

The push for standards is seeping into arts education
Advocates for arts education are in the midst of a counter offensive. Education by the Numbers

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