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Morning Read: A Slew Of Board Candidates

Hillel Aron | November 12, 2012

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Candidates File Papers to Run For L.A. School Board
The March election could change the course of a new teacher evaluation system, the union’s dealings with charters and, possibly, the future of Supt. John Deasy. LA Times

Mother of Twins, Lawyer and Activist Goes After Anti-Charter Zimmer
Kate Anderson, an activist mom and successful attorney with political chops will try to oust Steve Zimmer, the Westside’s man on Los Angeles Unified School Board, in March 2013. LA Weekly

Lawsuit Against Teacher Tenure Laws, Seniority Rights Advances
Supporters of a lawsuit to make it easier to remove ineffective teachers hailed a court ruling Friday that will allow them to proceed with efforts to overturn teacher tenure laws and seniority rights. LA Times

A Smarter Way to Grade Schools
Unlike in the rest of the U.S., California’s SB 1458 rightly assigns just a portion of student test results into the API school rating formula. How the rest will be determined is the question. LA Times Editorial

L.A. Schools Science Center in San Pedro Struggles to Stay Open
The Christensen Math Science and Technology Center in San Pedro is a beleaguered survivor of the Los Angeles Unified School District’s budget cuts. LA Times

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