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Morning Read: LAUSD, teachers stepping up mediation sessions

Craig Clough | April 7, 2015

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LAUSD’s union negotiations, budget woes continue this week
The district and UTLA emerged from their second state-mediated gathering Monday with an agreement to meet two more times this week. Los Angeles Daily News

Chicago mayoral runoff heads into the last lap
Challenger Jesús “Chuy” Garcia, who is backed by the Chicago Teachers Union, says Rahm Emanuel has run roughshod over the city’s teachers and parents. USA Today

At Success Academy Charter Schools, high scores and polarizing tactics
In its devotion to accountability, Success Academy, New York City’s polarizing charter school network, may have no peer. New York Times

Another lawsuit challenges teachers unions’ dues
A second group of California teachers has filed a lawsuit which is challenging the right of public employees’ unions to collect mandatory dues. Ed Source

LEAs have hardware but not network speed
More than 40 percent of California’s districts are connected at speeds less than that recommended for proper digital learning, according to a survey. SI&A Cabinet Report


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