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Morning Read: $8 million to keep students with iPads safe, cops say

Craig Clough | October 31, 2014

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LA Unified police say $8 million needed to keep iPad-toting students safe
Los Angeles Unified school police say 80 new officers are needed to provide “safe passage” for students walking home from school with $500 iPads. KPCC

Parents, teachers deliver 100,000 signatures to Time, demanding apology
Teachers, parents and union leaders gathered in front of Time magazine headquarters on Thursday to protest the publication’s latest cover. Huffington Post

Math whiz Steven Politis still teaching at 97
Steven Politis walked into AdriaMetson’s office 10 years ago with an offer the magnet coordinator at Welby Way Elementary School in West Hills couldn’t refuse. Los Angeles Daily News

LA schools data troubles jeopardizing one college-bound student
Jason Magana is among hundreds of students who were assigned incorrect classes and then corralled into the school’s auditorium while counselors tried to find the right courses for the students. KPCC

Ed-Data unveils new website
After nearly two decades of providing data on the state’s K-12 public schools, the Education Data Partnership is overhauling its website. Ed Source

Man allegedly emailed nude photo of Pasadena teacher to students
A 38-year-old man allegedly emailed a nude image of a Pasadena high school science teacher to hundreds of students. City News Service

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