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LA School Report | September 23, 2015

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Plan to boost charters splits L.A. Unified board
Dividing lines quickly emerged over an ambitious plan to double the number of charter campuses across the city. Los Angeles Times

Achievement gap points to ineffectiveness of decades of reforms
Only 28 percent of African-Americans and 32 percent of Latinos who took the test in California met or exceeded standards in English language arts. EdSource

Irvine Unified ranks tops in Common Core tests in California
The Irvine Unified School District had 74 percent of its 31,392 students meeting or exceeding standards in the math test. Orange County Register

Brown signs $500m teacher training bill
The money was agreed upon during budget negotiations earlier this summer and can be used for any number of teacher training services. Cabinet Report

Another Prop. 30 income tax increase now aiming for 2016
Similar to Proposition 30, the latest measure would increase taxes on couples earning at least $580,000 annually. Sacramento Bee


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