Morning Read: Firing Centinela Superintendent could take a month
LA School Report | July 10, 2014
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Process for firing Centinela Superintendent could take a month
Although the Centinela Valley school board has voted to fire Superintendent Jose Fernandez following an investigation into his excessive pay, the process of terminating the embattled leader could take another month. LA Daily News
California’s top political watchdog agency looking into Inglewood school spending
California’s Fair Political Practices Commission said a KPCC investigation of misuse of public funds and possible violations of election reporting laws by Inglewood school officials has raised red flags. KPCC
Will the LCAP become just another obscure acronym?
Commentary: There is a danger that the Local Control and Accountability Plans recently adopted by every California school district will experience the same unfortunate fate as the School Accountability Report Cards, or SARCs, which all schools are still required to produce each year. Edsource
Why should unions negotiate for workers who don’t pay their fair share?
Op-ed: Requiring unions to offer free representation to workers who do not want a union in the first place makes no sense. Nor does it make sense to have a system in which workers can benefit from union representation without paying their fair share. LA Times
Mystery group sues over school physical education
Two desert school districts have been named in a far-reaching class-action lawsuit over inadequate physical education, but the suit springs from a tight-lipped nonprofit with no apparent past. Desert Sun