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Morning Read: LAUSD puts new MiSiS computer system on hold

LA School Report | August 15, 2014

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LAUSD in crisis over its new MiSiS computer system
Los Angeles Unified told teachers to stop using the new district-wide computer system Thursday, after days of dealing with glitches and other problems that have lost records and kept students from starting in the proper classes. Daily News

To quell high school angst, some schools build a bridge for 9th graders
Stealing a page from successful college “bridge” programs to help high school students make the transition, some Southern California high schools are offering similar programs for incoming 9th graders. KPCC

Students on computer science fast track
The accelerated program, run jointly by Hartnell Community College in Salinas and California State University, Monterey Bay, will allow them to earn a bachelor’s degree in computer science in just three years. Edsource

School bond moves on to uncertain fate
Even if the full Senate approves the measure next week, there is a good chance that Gov. Jerry Brown will veto it. And, even he were he to sign the bill, it may already be too late to get the proposal on this November’s ballot for voter approval. Edsource

Funding lifeline for trade tech centers
The state’s network of regional occupational centers – which still provide most trade and technical training for the public school system – would be eligible for funding from the $250 million Career Pathway Trust program, under pending legislation. S&I Cabinet Report

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