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LA School Report | August 19, 2014

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Los Angeles Unified works to fix new computer system
Although Los Angeles Unified teachers were told Monday they could use a scaled-back version, the district’s new computer system continues to be plagued by problems. LA Daily News

LAUSD policy restricts use of citations, arrests
Students involved in relatively minor offenses on school campuses will no longer be cited or arrested under Los Angeles Unified’s new policy, which takes effect this school year and spells out alternatives district police officers must follow. EdSource

California Republicans want to reverse limits on school reserves
California Republican lawmakers want to revisit one of the most controversial parts of this year’s budget debate, proposing legislation on Monday to remove new limits on how much money school districts can keep in their reserve accounts. LA Times

S.F. teachers vote to strike, but not just yet
San Francisco teachers overwhelmingly supported a preliminary strike vote, with 2,238 checking the yes box on the ballot and 16 voting no. SF Gate

Higher ed is embracing goals of Common Core
Opinion: Most attention to the Common Core State Standards has focused on the continued political backlash against the standards and the status of implementation in schools. EdSource

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