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LA School Report | September 11, 2014

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L.A. school board approves contract to destroy emails after a year
The Los Angeles Unified School District took steps this week to enforce rules under which emails are deleted after one year, raising concerns about whether important public records would be destroyed in the process. LA Times

Hearing opens on Crenshaw teachers’ claims of anti-union bias
Twelve former Crenshaw High teachers alleged during opening arguments in a labor hearing Wednesday that the Los Angeles Unified School District targeted and removed them from the campus in retaliation for their union activism. LA Times

Homeless student population growing and less urban
Affluent Santa Barbara was surpassed only by Trinity as having the highest countywide percentage of public school students identified as homeless sometime during the 2012-13 school year, according to a new survey. S&I Cabinet Report

New funding law could raise cost of textbooks
Thirty pounds of math arrived for 6th grader Bethany Hughes in July, hefty tomes whose delivery from a warehouse in West Sacramento to her home in Westminster represented a victory in a small but heated dispute over the new education funding law. Edsource

Centinela Valley school district begins search for new superintendent
The Centinela Valley school district on Wednesday officially began its national search for a new permanent superintendent to replace Jose Fernandez, who was fired for as-yet-unknown reasons. LA Daily News

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