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Morning Read: LAUSD falling short of ambitious arts goal

LA School Report | September 29, 2015

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3 years later, results of LAUSD’s arts experiment are mixed
A KPCC analysis of the most recent district data found that at about 100 elementary schools, the vast majority of students get no arts instruction. KPCC

Test scores indicate more students ‘college ready’ in English language arts
For math, the percentage decreased compared to last year. EdSource

New numbers show teacher prep numbers still falling
School and state officials have said that districts will need to hire as many as 21,000 teachers annually over the next five years. Cabinet Report

Charter love: Feds give $157 million to expand charter schools
With the addition of Monday’s grants, the department has awarded more than $3 billion to charter schools since fiscal 1995. Washington Post

Microsoft’s $75M plan to expand computer science education
The company wants to reach 30,000 students across 33 states with its new computer science outreach plan. Ed Tech Magazine

Tune into the largest K-5 streaming concert ever
To cap off Connected Educator Month, classroom entertainer Dave Ruch is hosting what he hopes will become the biggest K-5 singalong ever. eSchool News

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