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LA School Report | May 18, 2015



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Attack ads plentiful in LAUSD board races
Supporters of candidates for three seats on the Los Angeles Unified School District board will spend more than $5.5 million by the time ballots are cast Tuesday. Daily Breeze


Where dropping out is going up
Nationally, high-school graduation rates are improving. But in a few states, the numbers have taken a hit. The Atlantic


L.A. Unified after-school coach is suspected of molesting nine girls
Ronnie Lee Roman worked as a Youth Services coach for Beyond the Bell, an after-school program offered in some elementary and middle schools. Los Angeles Times


Oakland district, teachers reach tentative pact
The deal, reached a minute before midnight Wednesday, is a departure from past contracts. SFGate


Teacher assails practice of giving passing grades to failing students
Teachers will tell you it is a no-no to ask other teachers why they committed grading malpractice. Washington Post


California Physics Students Expose Energy Suck at District Office
A group of California high school students told their district to start turning off lights and managing its computer power usage better. The Journal

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