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LA School Report | December 2, 2014

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Los Angeles teacher sex case prompts bill on age of consent
The state’s criminal code says 18 is the age of consent, but in a civil case LA Unified argued that a 14-year-old consented to sex with her teacher. Sacramento Bee

Can collaboration between schools, unions fix failing campuses?
The use of student data in personnel matters has caused major divisions nationally. Los Angeles Times

Districts press to repeal cap on reserves
The CSBA reissued its call for the Legislature to repeal the cap on school districts’ budget reserves, which the association calls fiscally irresponsible. Ed Source

Gloria Romero: LAUSD’s bid to dodge Parent Trigger law fails
The California Senate Legislative Counsel issued an opinion as to whether a district can proclaim itself exempt from the Parent Trigger law. Orange County Register

LA, NY pin down school kids and then say it never happened
All school districts in the country are required to tell the federal government how many times kids have been restrained in their schools. ProPublica

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