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LA School Report | September 5, 2014

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Activists win further regulation of LCFF money
School administrators are still balking at attempts by lawmakers and other student advocacy groups to further tighten accountability restrictions under the state’s new school funding system. S&I Cabinet Report

Superintendent Deasy explains Pearson, Apple meeting
More than a week after new questions arose regarding the bidding process for the 1:1 technology program, Los Angeles Unified Superintendent John Deasy sent a six-page memo to the school board Tuesday defending his actions and stating that neither he nor his staff violated any rules. KPCC

California teachers’ union sets sights on charters
The national charter sector remains largely union-free despite the efforts of the country’s two largest teachers’ unions, the NEA and the American Federation of Teachers. EdWeek

Celerity Exa charter gives up charter after being closed by fire marshal
Celerity Exa Charter School surrendered its charter to the Pasadena Unified School District on Thursday and will close its Pasadena campus, officials said. LA Daily News

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