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Morning Read: LAUSD wins grant to develop ‘learning mindsets’

LA School Report | October 15, 2015

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Long Beach, Los Angeles win grants to develop ‘learning mindsets’
Both districts have been systematically developing learning or “growth” mindsets, which are the skills that teach students how to think and learn.
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Expectations are that Arne Duncan will release a controversial rewrite of regulations governing teacher preparation programs before leaving office.
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A recent court decision in a case aimed at overturning the closure of two schools in California should serve as a warning to other districts, according to lawyers.
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Tennessee county closes schools, cites Obamacare as reason
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