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Morning Read: LAUSD arts plan concerns teachers

LA School Report | August 4, 2015



LAUSD plan cuts arts instruction to nine weeks per subject
The program, known as the Creative Network Pilot, launched last year in 31 schools and will expand this fall to an additional 10 schools. KPCC


Is studying the arts in school important?
This twelve-minute film explores the stories of artists, educators, parents, administrators, politicians and young people. KQED


States may soon have to report on progress of homeless, foster youth
A bill amending the ESEA to include homeless and foster youth as two new subgroups of students has passed the U.S. Senate. EdSource


Visualizing the Common Core curriculum
There are so many buzzwords associated with the Common Core that it’s hard to know what it all even means. New York Times


Early entry to transitional kindergarten approved
The change in law, prompted by a request from LAUSD, was ushered in this summer in a legislative trailer bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown. SI&A Cabinet Report

 

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