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LA School Report | March 12, 2015

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L.A. Unified ends effort to close embattled charter schools
LAUSD has dropped efforts to shut down three campuses operated by an embattled charter school chain. Los Angeles Times

SBE OKs rubric format but what to measure?
The Board of Education approved the design of a new tool that will be used to measure how well schools are educating students. SI&A Cabinet Report

Why progress on No Child Left Behind rewrite may not be a good sign
There are reports on Capitol Hill that some progress is being made on the rewrite of No Child Left Behind. Washington Post

Commentary: Common Core ignores underprivileged students 
If only every child in America grew up in a financially secure home and had access to enriching activities and an excellent pre-school. The Hechinger Report

Why some schools serve local food and others can’t (or won’t)
But buying local got easier with federal legislation in 2008, and then again in 2010. National Public Radio

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