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LA School Report | October 28, 2015

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LAUSD fires lawyer (again) who blamed student for sex with teacher
Veteran attorney W. Keith Wyatt will no longer handle cases for the nation’s second-largest school system, the district confirmed Tuesday.
Los Angeles Times, by Howard Blume

A backgrounder on the Alliance — UTLA dispute
The PERB sued Alliance College-Ready Public Charter Schools and its 27 Los Angeles area campuses in Superior Court on Friday.
Courthouse News, by Rebekah Kearn

Fresno Unified’s Hanson second-highest paid K-12 educator in CA last year
John Deasy, the former superintendent of Los Angeles Unified School District, topped the list, earning $442,801 last year.
Fresno Bee, by Bonhia Lee

California districts moving to new ‘integrated’ high school math pathway
Every district has had to decide whether to stick with a “traditional” sequence of courses in grades 9-11 or adopt a new “integrated pathway.”
EdSource, by Jay Harlow

Report calls for more support for black students in California
A new report released by the student advocacy group Education Trust­-West calls for an increased focus on helping black students thrive in California schools.
EdSource, by Theresa Harrington

Dental ‘self-referral’ ban creates barrier to care
San Francisco Unified is seeking an exemption from state prohibitions on dentists “self-referring” in an effort to expand student access.
Cabinet Report, by Kimberly Beltran

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