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LA School Report | October 10, 2014

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Student who says he was bullied can seek attorney’s fees from LAUSD
A judge ruled that a former student who alleges Los Angeles Unified administrators failed to intervene when he was bullied about his sexuality and forced to deal with panic attacks can seek attorneys’ fees if he wins his case. Los Angeles Daily News

Researchers and schools diverge in definitions of bullying
One of the biggest challenges for those who seek to end bullying among students has been defining exactly what “bullying” is. Education Week

Educating kids isn’t rocket science. It’s harder.
Commentary: For the past two decades, self-styled education reformers—the newest of whom is journalist Campbell Brown, whose Partnership for Educational Justice seeks to “reform” teacher tenure—have been inundating the public schools with ineffective programs and imprudent policies. Washington Post

Little Free Library unveiled in honor of fallen Valley officer
The Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Traffic Division is now home to a Little Free Library, becoming the first traffic division in the city to host one. Los Angeles Daily News

Attendance sinks as San Ysidro teachers strike
The first day of the teachers strike will cost the San Ysidro School District about $96,000 in state funding tied to attendance. U-T San Diego

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