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LA School Report | January 22, 2015

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‘Village’ program supports at-risk LAUSD students
The novel program brings together volunteers and students of diverse backgrounds into campus “villages” to support an encourage young men. NBC Los Angeles

Officials fight back against anti-immunization parents
Health officials have long been frustrated with the increasing number of parents who decline to have their children vaccinated. Los Angeles Times

Teachers turn to the web for funding help
After dipping into their own pockets to enrich their classes, local teachers are turning to a crowd-funding website for help with classroom materials. La Cañada Valley Sun

Brown, districts at odds over school construction bonds
Gov. Jerry Brown wants the state to cease issuing K-12 school construction bonds. Ed Source

Congressional fight looms on No Child Left Behind
Sen. Lamar Alexander says he wants to work out a bipartisan deal this spring to rewrite the landmark education law No Child Left Behind. Politico

Teacher put on leave after comments on student sex accusations
The art teacher said the students should have kept their “stupid mouths shut” about alleged sex act with two teachers during trips to the beach. NBC Los Angeles

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