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LA School Report | August 6, 2015



Libraries reach out to day care homes to help improve quality
The outreach is a small but innovative part of a statewide effort to improve the quality of day care centers. EdSource


Former L.A. teacher pleads no contest to child abuse against student
Thelmo Garcia, 37, was ordered to complete 52 weeks of child abuse counseling and was placed on five years of probation. Los Angeles Times


Guidance on supporting transgender students
The report is first-of-its-kind national guidance that acknowledges the issues school officials face. SI&A Cabinet Report


One start-up offers a method for rating education technology
A start-up company built around the idea of crowd-sourcing reviews for software provides a source of information for educators. Hechinger Report


Cue the GOP debates: 3 ways education issues could spark drama
The Republicans will hold their first two debates Thursday evening, perhaps the surest sign yet that the presidential election has begun in earnest. The Seventy Four


Five of Jon Stewart’s greatest hits on teachers, school reform and stupidity
Never the hard-line critic of corporate school reform that many would have liked him to be, Stewart still poked holes in it on occasion. Washington Post

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