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LA School Report | April 23, 2015

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California parents are ill-informed about school reforms, poll finds
Fifty-five percent of parents surveyed had never heard of the new computer-based tests. Los Angeles Times

California vaccine bill approved by committee on second try
Legislation requiring vaccinations for nearly all California schoolchildren revived Wednesday, winning the approval of a Senate committee. Sacramento Bee

LAUSD teachers could collect 14.3 percent of salary in back pay and raises 
The tentative agreement gained the school board’s unanimous support earlier this week and faces final approval May 12. Los Angeles Daily News

Cost-saving options offered for GED exam
California officials announced this month an agreement with CTB/McGraw-Hill to offer the firm’s general education test. SI&A Cabinet Report

More quality time: Schools’ best weapon in the battle against poverty
Expanded time and learning schools are meeting the needs of kids in high poverty schools. The Hechinger Report

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