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Morning Read: Looks like another good year for K-12 funding

LA School Report | November 20, 2015



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Analyst predicts another good year for school funding
The Legislative Analyst’s Office is projecting another healthy year for K-12 schools, with an average increase of about $530 per student in 2016-17.
EdSource, by John Fensterwald


Negotiators come to agreement on revising No Child Left Behind law
A conference committee of members from the House and the Senate voted, 39 to 1, to approve the agreement on Thursday.
New York Times, by Motoko Rich


How does your state rank for school Internet access? 
A $20 million Zuckerberg gift may help improve it.
Hechinger Report, by Nichole Dobo


Teachers union allies demand Kevin Johnson resign over sex allegations
A Los Angeles-based organization and local activists want Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson to resign in light of resurfaced allegations of sexual misconduct against him.
Sacramento Bee, by Ryan Lillis


State Supreme Court says no — again — to Washington charter schools
The court ruled Sept. 4 that the state’s voter-approved charter school law is unconstitutional
News Tribune, by Debbie Cafazzo and Melissa Santos


Survey: What students and teachers really think about computer science 
Teachers at poor schools are more likely to think that computer science is vital to their students’ futures, but are less likely to think their school boards agree.
Huffington Post, by Rebecca Klein

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