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LA School Report | March 16, 2015

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L.A. teachers launch union drive at Alliance charter schools
Teachers at the largest charter school organization in LA have launched a drive to unionize. Los Angeles Times

School reserve cap could harm long-term capital projects
Sources said last week that school administrator and finance groups, seeking a repeal of the reserve cap, have met with administration officials. SI&A Cabinet Report

State’s choice of testing contractor disputed
Board members voted unanimously to approve Educational Testing Service’s contract. Ed Source

Big money arrived too late for L.A. election debate
The DWP union gave a $25,000 donation at the last minute, when it was too late to become an issue for voters. Los Angeles Times

Is the future of education teacher-robots bumping into walls?
“I like driving it around and feeling like I am in the school,” an online teacher said. The Hechinger Report

Principal: How Common Core testing hurts disadvantaged students
This is the third in a continuing series of letters between two award-winning school principals. Washington Post

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