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LA School Report | January 26, 2015



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LAUSD attendance drop could mean loss of $100 million
For every 3 percent drop in average daily attendance, the district can expect to lose roughly $100 million in state funding. Los Angeles Daily News


Soaring tax collections could trigger budget caps in 2015-16
Higher-than-expected state revenues could in 2015-16 trigger a series of new legal benchmarks that would restrict the size of budget reserves districts could maintain. SI&A Cabinet Report


Measles outbreak: Santa Monica High coach diagnosed with disease
Santa Monica High School students and parents were alerted Friday night that a freshman baseball coach had been diagnosed with measles. Los Angeles Times


Parents try their hand at Common Core math
Common Core supporters say that getting buy-in from parents is essential if the standards are going to have the impact they were intended to have. Ed Source


Debunking one myth about U.S. teachers
It has long been known that the academic abilities of new teachers declined from the 1960s through the 1990s. The Hechinger Report


Vigil honors 14-year-old killed outside middle school
Mourners held a somber vigil for a 14-year-old boy a day after he was killed outside an East Los Angeles middle school Friday. NBC Los Angeles

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