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LA School Report | September 9, 2014

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Questions persist over troubled iPad deployment in LA schools
With the huge purchase plan suspended, Superintendent John Deasy has alternated between assertions of his acceptance of the slowdown as a chance to regroup and denunciations of others who he said had politicized the process. Government Technology

Universal preschool spending draws wide support in national poll
A new Gallup Poll released Monday shows more than two-thirds of those surveyed favor federal funding of expanded preschool access. KPCC

Schools must report sports equity data
There should be no question about whether girls and boys have equal sports opportunities now that Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill requiring school districts to track and publicize corroborating data. S&I Cabinet Report

Commentary: Don’t blame lawyers for LAUSD’s lawsuit problems
In her opinion piece, “Largest school district, highest litigation costs” Gabriella Holt asserts “frivolous” lawsuits brought against LAUSD by “unscrupulous attorneys” result in money being “diverted from children’s education in the classroom to pay for excessive legal fees.” LA Daily News

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