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LA School Report | February 12, 2015

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LAUSD school board candidates weigh in on arts education
The nonprofit advocacy group Arts for LA has published survey responses from Los Angeles Unified school board candidates. KPCC

Jefferson High academic fixes taking hold after court intervention
Four months and more than $1 million later, many of Jefferson’s scheduling problems have been addressed. KPCC

California continues to lead nation in charter school expansion and enrollment
California continues to far outpace the rest of the nation in charter school enrollment and growth, a study released Wednesday shows. Daily Reporter

Lawmakers skeptical of Brown’s facility funding plan
Lawmakers on Wednesday expressed skepticism of Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to reduce the state’s role in building and maintaining schools. SI&A Cabinet Report

Black girls face extreme inequality at school, but little response
Black girls around the country were suspended from school six times more often than their white counterparts during the 2011-2012 school year. Huffington Post

$1 billion federal ‘Enhancing Education Through Tech’ bill introduced
The United States Senate will once again be forced to consider explicit funding of education technology. The Journal

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