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LA School Report | July 2, 2015



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High school exit exam may be suspended immediately
The California High School Exit Exam may be suspended immediately, possibly letting off the hook thousands of seniors who need to pass it to graduate. Ed Source


Beverly Hills Unified will pay $685,000 to settle ex-principal’s suit
The settlement resolves a lawsuit by Carter Paysinger in which he alleged district officials routinely ignored his complaints of racial discrimination. Los Angeles Times


On first day as Boston schools chief, Chang hears student concerns
Chang previously oversaw more than 130 schools in Los Angeles as an instructional superintendent. Boston Globe


San Fernando Valley high school wins top honors for journalism
A small San Fernando Valley magnet’s publication was named the best student newspaper in Southern California. Los Angeles Daily News


Trustee of Inglewood Unified abruptly announces resignation
Brann, the third state-appointed trustee of Inglewood in three years, will remain at the district during the transition process. Daily Breeze


A call to revise how Chicago funds teacher pensions
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday called for a broad rethinking of how teacher pensions in Illinois are funded. New York Times


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