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Morning Read: LAUSD reports increase in measles vaccinations

LA School Report | February 18, 2015

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L.A. Unified tracks measles shots, reports higher vaccination levels
LAUSD officials have launched an effort to increase and document the percentage of young children who’ve been vaccinated against measles. Los Angeles Times

Commentary: Test scoring of schools being dismantled
California’s education establishment is dismantling or softening state and federal testing-based “accountability” systems. Los Angeles Daily News

Sun Valley teacher suspended for inappropriate Facebook posts
A Sun Valley teacher claims someone created a fake Facebook account and posted inappropriate messages using his name. ABC7

Expulsions and suspensions decline as schools shift strategies
School suspensions and expulsions are falling at dramatic rates in California. Ed Source

Call for single grant support for school facility needs
The LAO recommends that the state should create a grant program that awards funds based on student attendance and district need. SI&A Cabinet Report

Why more black parents are homeschooling their children
The reasons are not typically the same as white parents who homeschool. The Hechinger Report

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