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LA School Report | September 8, 2014



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LAUSD teachers are paid less than others in California
Records obtained by the Daily News show that those LA teachers averaged $2,148 — about 3 percent — less in pay than peers at a majority of California schools last year. LA Daily News


Why don’t more men go into teaching?
Analysis: Across the country, teaching is an overwhelmingly female profession, and in fact has become more so over time. More than three-quarters of all teachers in kindergarten through high school are women. NY Times


Parents at Pasadena charter school left scrambling after campus closes
Parents at Celerity Exa Charter in Pasadena were left scrambling to find a new school for their children last week after the campus abruptly shut down. LA Times


Illinois to upgrade history, standards; CA’s still pending
History and social science standards will be updated under a plan announced late last month by State Superintendent Christopher Koch, making Illinois the latest state to use frameworks aligned with the Common Core State Standards. S&I Cabinet Report

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