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LA School Report | June 11, 2015

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Mandatory vaccine legislation easily clears Assembly health committee
Vaccine supporters cheered the passage of the bill, which they said echoes a Public Policy Institute of California poll released last week. San Jose Mercury News

Adjoining counties devise different strategies to expand preschool
The counties’ contrasting approaches highlight the efforts of local governments across the state to expand access to preschools. Ed Source

Schools face drinking water safety mandate
School districts could soon be mandated to make sure that water, if it comes from the tap, is also safe. SI&A Cabinet Report

What researchers say about texting, immersing and first-grade math
Kids tweeting and texting about anything related to the lecture topic learned more than others in the class taking traditional notes, according to a study. Modesto Bee

More school districts opting out of federal school lunch program
Since its implementation in 2012, over 1.2 million students have opted out of First Lady Michelle Obama’s National School Lunch program. iSchoolGuide

Teen with Asperger’s goes from special ed to valedictorian
For Chance Mair, the 2015 valedictorian for Marysville Arts and Technology High School, the path to success took special guidance and perseverance. Seattle Times

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