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Morning Read: LAUSD down to insider, outsider for new leader

LA School Report | January 11, 2016

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L.A. schools insider and an outsider emerge as favorites to lead the district
Attention appears to be focused on two candidates: Deputy Supt. Michelle King, an LAUSD insider, and Kelvin Adams, a superintendent from St. Louis.
Los Angeles Times, by Howard Blume

What students and parents are expecting from the Porter Ranch relocation
When the public school students of the upscale San Fernando Valley community of Porter Ranch return from winter break this week, they’ll be starting in new locations.
Los Angeles Times, by Joy Resmovits and Daniela Gerson

Field turf comes under focus of bill
Senate Bill 47 compels cities and school districts to weigh the option of purchasing a playing surface which uses a substance other than recycled crumb rubber.
Daily Journal, by Austin Walsh

New York stumbles, California advances on Common Core implementation
Unlike heavily Republican states where much of the opposition to the Common Core has emerged, New York and California have much in common.
EdSource, by Louis Freedberg

King: Schooled by loss, ‘saved’ by teachers
The man charged with downsizing the federal role in public schools is a passionate policy geek who says his own teachers saved his life.
Politico, by Caitlin Emma

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