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LA School Report | September 11, 2015



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Game-changing ethnic studies bill heads to California governor
Gov. Brown has yet to say whether he’ll sign the bill creating a model ethnic studies curriculum that districts could use. Huffington Post


LAUSD heat-related ban on sports activities disrupts football schedules
Once temperatures exceed 99 degrees, the district urges all schools to either reschedule or cancel outdoor events per district policy. Daily Breeze


Research: Early school start times hurt students, hinder performance
How about starting high school at 10 a.m. and college at 11? That’s among the recommendations from a new study. The Journal


Editorial: Teacher’s ‘free speech’ is way too free, court rules
Natalie Munroe, a high school English teacher, was fired after publishing a blog containing caustic comments about pupils and parents alike. Los Angeles Times


PTA: A surprising force on school lunches, NCLB and…gun control?
The PTAis making its presence known more broadly in Washington and in state capitols around the country. The Seventy Four


Seattle teachers striking over wages stay off picket line Friday
The sides failed to reach a contract agreement Tuesday, delaying the start of school for some 53,000 students. Associated Press

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