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LA School Report | November 10, 2015

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LAUSD will not rehire lawyer who said teen shared blame for sex abuse
W. Keith Wyatt was removed from district work after saying that it was more dangerous for a teen to cross a street in traffic than to have sex with her teacher.
Los Angeles Times, by Teresa Watanabe

Editorial: It’s time to stop the whining about charter schools
Whining about charter schools won’t make them go away. Yet LAUSD board member Scott Schmerelson is proposing the equivalent of that with a resolution.
Los Angeles Times Editorial Board

The nation’s high school dropout rate has fallen, study says
The number of dropouts declined from 1 million in 2008 to about 750,000 in 2012, according to a new study to be released Tuesday.
Washington Post, by Emma Brown

Commentary: Settlement hopes to fix troubled schools
Here’s the real problem: If these kids live in the district, they are stuck going to these schools.
San Diego Union-Tribune, by Steven Greenhut

Zuckerberg highlights what he learned after $100 million gift to Newark
Zuckerberg noted the “challenges, mistakes and honest differences among people with good intentions.”
Associated Press

Hillary Clinton rebukes charter schools
The decades-long proponent of charters criticizes the schools for cherry-picking kids.
Politico, by Kimberly Hefling

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