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LA School Report | March 30, 2015

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LAUSD pays metal workers, lawyers, police better than teachers
Lawyers, metal workers and police employed by LAUSD were earned more on average than a typical teacher. Los Angeles Daily News

SD schools reconsider August opening
The Los Angeles Unified School District switched to August in 2013 over the objections of some parents. U-T San Diego

New tests to tell juniors if they’re college-ready
Caught in the switch to a new test and new academic standards, more juniors may be told that they’re not yet ready. Ed Source

Sexual allegations against teachers in California jumped 70% in 2014
Experts say the number of sexual abuse allegations involving teachers is rising nationwide, and especially in California. San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Early assessment of Common Core standards shows small gains
Both reading and math scores rose more in states that were early and strong adopters of new standards, Brookings study finds. The Hechinger Report

Broker accused of stealing $500K from accounts, including LAUSD 
An insurance broker faces charges of allegedly stealing more than $500,000 from accounts managed by his employer, including one for LAUSD. CBS Los Angeles

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